|© Benjamin Ealovega|
Monday 20 August 2018
Proms at ... Cadogan Hall 6
Cadogan Hall, London
Frank Bridge: Music, when soft voices die
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Rest
Gustav Holst: Nunc dimittis
Laura Mvula: Love Like a Lion
Hubert Parry: Songs of Farewell -
1. My soul, there is a country
2. I know my soul hath power to know all things
3. Never weather-beaten sail
4. There is an old belief
5. At the sound earth's imagined corners
6. Lord, let me know mine end
'Oramo conducted with big gestures, shaping the dynamics and flow of the text with confidence'.
'Mvula draws on a variety of styles, yet combining them in a skilfully coherent way'.
'More choral compositions from Mvula must surely follow'.
'The BBC Singers agility in the winding lines and frantic entries was impressive'.
Read my full review on Bachtrack here.