RECORDING (Side B)
The chat continues with some of the good things that recordings can enable - but how far should you go in embracing technology? With music by Luca Marenzio, Olivier Messiaen, Giovanni Gabrieli, Alessandro Striggio, Handel, Haydn, Adrian Williams.
Rachel Joy Staunton
Season 2, Ep. 21
'Tenors and basses - would anyone like to conduct?'Ouch.Meet RachelStaunton, director of London Youth Choirs.Inclusive by nature: also keen to espouse the chip butty (non-UK listeners, apologies).Inspiring episode and a must for anyone who in interested in what choirscouldbe and mean!
Season 2, Ep. 20
'And I believe you were once arrested in Ecuador...' Meet tenor Nicholas Mulroy - Monteverdi and Bach specialist but so very much more: the soul of many I Fagiolini projects, thinker about art, assistant director of the Dunedin Consort but with strong musical interests in South America.A joyful episode.
Season 2, Ep. 19
Coming late to (professional) composition, Cecilia McDowall is now one of the most prominent composers of the UK music scene, particularly well known in choral circles but with more plans for the future than seems decent.Meet her and hear some quite haunting pieces, with performances by The Sixteen, Sospiri, Susanna Fairbairn, Cleveland Chamber Choir and Eamonn himself...