Concert Review: A Venetian Coronation
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Concert Review: A Venetian Coronation

  Songs of Splendour – A Venetian Coronation The Choir of St James’/The Choir of St Mary’s Cathedral/Australian Baroque Brass Conducted by Paul McCreesh  St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney 21 May 2014    It is now twenty-five years since Paul McCreesh first compiled his conjectural reconstruction of the music performed at the coronation of Doge Marino…

The Choir of St James’ Celebrates Britten, St Cecilia and The Festive Season
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The Choir of St James’ Celebrates Britten, St Cecilia and The Festive Season

In a triple celebration of the birth centenary of Benjamin Britten (b 22nd November 1913), the Feast Day of St Cecilia, the patron saint of music, (also 22nd November) and the approaching festive season,  The Choir of St James’ King Street and organist Alistair Nelson, directed by Warren Trevelyan-Jones are joined by harpist Alice Giles, to present A Ceremony of Carols. Centred on the music…