Choral & Song

Sandrine Piau leads the way with Baroque gems

'Soprano Sandrine Piau finds just the right balance between beauty of sound and fervent expressivity'

The latest recording of Bach’s St John Passion is the best yet

‘This is a recording that leaves most competitors floundering’

The myth of Ariadne brought to life in Baroque cantatas

‘Kate Lindsey adds muscle to her lofty and dignified arias'

A dazzling presentation of Haydn’s hidden gem

'Justin Doyle with his team of talented soloists do this work proud'

Claire Booth and Christopher Glynn's stunning Grieg recital

‘Claire Booth and Christopher Glynn build a three-parter that makes this a very special Grieg recital.’

Handel’s Brockes-Passion in a performance to remember

‘Egarr recognises Handel’s often vivid responses to Brockes’s graphic text and draws from them deeply-felt, contrasting emotions’

A chilling performance of Schubert’s Winterreise at the Wigmore Hall

‘Bostridge’s weary wanderer cries out against an unlistening world’

Dennehy’s ‘docu-cantata’: an arresting portrayal of the Great Irish Famine

‘Katherine Manley and Iarla Ó Lionáird bring tremendous colour and clarity to the storytelling’

Concentrated power and richness in Melody Moore’s American songs

‘A performance full of interest and vividly communicative artistry’

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