Rejoice! Christmas at The Sage Gateshead – Quay Voices, Northern Sinfonia Chorus and orchestra, Simon Halsey
Ring in the season with Rejoice! Christmas at The Sage Gateshead, with Northern Sinfonia, the resident orchestra, conducted by Simon Halsey and joined by the massed Northern Sinfonia Chorus and youth choir Quay Voices. This festive live recording features something for everyone – traditional carols such as ‘The First Nowell’, ‘Hark! the Herald Angels Sing’, and ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’, popular tunes including ‘Sleigh Ride’ and ‘Jingle Bells’, and modern favourites such as Howard Goodall’s ‘The Lord Is My Shepherd’ – making it the perfect download for far-flung family and friends.
Anna Britten - Classic FM magazine - February 2012