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Bach Christmas Oratorio Review – BBC Radio 3

‘Absolutely love that recording…the whole recording is absolutely glittering. There’s that sense of really infectious energy that hits you on this recording from the off…Let’s hear some more of what promises to be one the essential recordings of the year.’ BBC Radio 3 ‘In Tune’ (1 November 2016)

Bach Christmas Oratorio Review – Early Music Review

Early Music Review The cycle gets off to a splendid start, with the opening chorus introduced by thrillingly incisive timpani and the trumpets sequentially tumbling over themselves with excitement. In the central section luminous, madrigalian textures remind us just why one-voice-per-part seems so inevitably right for this music.’ Early Music Today (December 2016)

Bach Christmas Oratorio Review – BBC Radio 3 – Record Review

  ‘It’s exciting. It’s a real authentic sound. Joanne Lunn is a standout soprano. She’s precise and she’s warm and she makes the Echo Aria in the Fourth Cantata work…Her colleague Matthew Brook (bass), has exactly the weight and graininess for the rollicking trumpet aria in the First Cantata. It’s been well and intelligently recorded.’ […]

Bach Christmas Oratorio Review – MusicWeb International

  Recording of the Month: This Christmas Oratorio is another mightily successful feather in [Butt’s] cap. His small but perfectly formed team of experts, make a crack team when it comes to this music…there is a tremendous sense of excitement in this performance. A marvellous seasonal gift.’ MusicWeb International (Simon Thompson, 2 December 2016) Full […]