Thought for the month
“In a celebrity-obsessed culture, tragedy is a tonic for a sagging career, death the ultimate marketing tool.” Chicago Tribune October 12 1995 (written by the Tribune Rock Critic).
Monday, 23 December 2013
Celebrating the lives of three 20th Century British composers. John Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) The Lamb A four-part choral setting of William Blake's poem, sung here by King's College Choir, Cambridge. Benjamin Britten (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) This little babe from A Ceremony of Carols is sung here by Schola Cantorum Leipzig. John Rutter is well known for his scrunchy harmonies A Gaelic Blessing is here sung by The Cambridge Singers, directed by the composer. And with our best wishes for 2014.