The Waiting Sky: Music for Advent and Christmas

The Waiting Sky: Music for Advent and Christmas

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Sansara
Tom Herring 
(conductor)
Benjamin Cunningham (conductor)

The award-winning London vocal ensemble SANSARA, with Artistic Directors Tom Herring and Benjamin Cunningham, makes its Resonus Classics debut with a striking programme of choral works for Advent and Christmas both old and new.

This compelling programme explores the anticipation of Christmas through works by masters of the Renaissance alongside pieces by contemporary living composers combining to conjure an aura of mystery and excitement.

Album Booklet (PDF)

'[...] the palpitating rhythms of Judith Weir’s ‘Ave 'Regina caelorum draws a featherlight nimbleness from the choir’s 16 voices'

- BBC Music Magazine

'[...] the palpitating rhythms of Judith Weir’s ‘Ave 'Regina caelorum draws a featherlight nimbleness from the choir’s 16 voices'
BBC Music Magazine

'[...] an excellent record'
Gramophone

'[...] imaginative and eclectic'
The Observer

'This beautifully performed and recorded disc blends mostly contemporary vocal works with music from the 15th & 16th Centuries. Despite so many seasonal offerings each year there is surely room for this.'
Lark Reviews

Credits
© 2019 Resonus Limited
Ⓟ 2019 Resonus Limited
Catalogue No. RES10250
Producer, engineer & editor: Adam Binks
EAN: 5060262791608
Cover image from COSMOS III by Charlie Barton
Release date: 27 September 2019