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  • Hugh Benham

Hugh Benham

Hugh Benham is a graduate of the University of Southampton (BA, PhD). He is a writer of academic and educational books and articles. These are chiefly on Tudor church music, as well as subjects relating to A-level Music, including harmony [...]

2020-01-06T01:08:50+00:003rd January, 2020|
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CR053 Programme Notes

Arnold Rosner produced a number of choral works across his composing career. These range from a concert-length Requiem (with large orchestra and non-traditional texts) to a few smaller sacred motets. The chorus also figures heavily in his grand opera, The [...]

2020-01-07T16:23:47+00:002nd January, 2020|
  • Arnold Rosner

Arnold Rosner

During his fifty-year compositional career, the American composer Arnold Rosner (1945–2013) produced a body of work that combined diverse influences into a powerful, distinctly personal musical voice. His catalogue comprises compositions in nearly every genre. These include three operas, eight [...]

2020-01-02T23:05:41+00:002nd January, 2020|
  • John White

John White

Born in Berlin in 1936, John White studied piano with Arthur Alexander and Eric Harrison, and composition with Bernard Stevens at the Royal College of Music. Since that time, he has been continually active as a composer, performer and teacher. [...]

2020-01-02T23:05:58+00:0029th December, 2019|
  • Blossom Street

Blossom Street

Blossom Street is a versatile chamber choir comprising some of the UK’s most experienced young singers, which performs regularly on TV and radio as well as on the concert platform, has released three critically acclaimed CDs with Naxos. The group [...]

2020-01-02T23:06:16+00:0024th December, 2019|
  • Hilary Campbell

Hilary Campbell

Hilary Campbell is a freelance choral specialist, and is founder and Musical Director of Blossom Street. She is also Musical Director of Bristol Choral Society, Chiswick Choir and the Music Makers of London. Her project work includes acting as guest [...]

2020-01-07T16:07:02+00:0024th December, 2019|
  • Willow Consort

Willow Consort

Willow Consort formed in 2014 and have received praise for its imaginative programming and expressive performances. They share neglected repertoire to a wide audience in the UK and further afield. Membership includes some of the best young singers in the [...]