Choral doyen Mike Brewer takes his 140-strong ‘NYC’ on a pilgrimage of Heinrich Schütz’s music. Their massed voices revel in the polychoral magnificence of Schütz’s soaring lines, complemented by Kitchen’s contributions on the powerful Rieger organ of St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh. Revered as the ‘Orpheus of our time’ by his contemporaries, Schütz would never have heard his music performed by forces such as these and on such a scale - surely he would have been a strong advocate of this astounding aural experience.
’This is choral singing of the very first rank’
’… sublime, fervent singing’