Airy and Light
Handel's 'Messiah' from Hugh Morris
and Derby Cathedral Choir,
enjoyed by MIKE WHEELER
Inheriting Derby Cathedral Choir's biennial Messiah performances from his predecessor, Master of the Music Hugh Morris put his own stamp on the proceedings in a performance that was delectably airy and light on its feet (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 10 December 2016).
The choir was on fine form, crisp and confident in 'And the Glory of the Lord' and 'And He Shall Purify. Ensemble in 'O Thou That Tellest' was well defined, and there was a real sense of accumulating excitement in 'For Unto Us A Child Is Born'...
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