Posts tagged ‘conducting’

Heroic Handel

Handel’s Messiah. The Oriana Chorale and Sinfonia conducted by David Mackay, St Christopher’s Cathedral, Saturday, December 18, 2010. Reviewer: Jennifer Gall For many, Christmas is not Christmas without a…

Messiah—conductor’s note

Consider for a moment the situation in which Handel found himself in 1740. His penultimate opera, Imeneo, had lasted only two days at Lincoln’s Inn Fields; and his…

Chorale touches the heart

Oriana Chorale: Alabaster Reviewer: Jennifer Gall Canberra Times, 12 October 2010 How refreshing to hear a concert dedicated to significant choral music of the 20th and…

Songs of Sundrie Natures

Reviewer: Jennifer Gall, Canberra Times, 28 March 2010 This concert was one of those rare occasions when it seems that the elements conspired to assist in elevating…