New Choral Releases: BBC Radio 3, Record Review

Andrew McGregor and Anna Lapwood share their thoughts on recent choral releases on Record Review. (Broadcast on 30 April, listen on BBC Sounds at 1:41:39 until May 28, 2022.)

Albums include Villard & Martin’s Mass for double choir sung by Académie Vocale de Suisse Romande directed by Renaud Bouvier and Dominique Tille on the Claves label; José Duce Chenoll’s recording of De Ribera & Navarro: Masters of the Spanish Renaissance on Brilliant Classics; When Sleep Comes conducted by Nigel Short and sung by Tenebrae with Christian Forshaw (saxophone) on Signum; Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass and Sinfonietta with the Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno, Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra under Marko Letonja on Warner Classics; a recording of Elgar’s choral music with the Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital Chelsea conducted by William Vann with Joshua Ryan (organ) on SOMM.