The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, under the direction of ‘the young, thrusting and prodigiously talented Graham Ross,’ receive praise for their concert at St John’s, Smith Square.
‘Ross is not much older than his singers, but his discipline is strong, secure and musically astute. He shapes and phrases with real mastery. And for this concert at St John’s, Smith Square, he devised a fascinatingly non-standard programme that included three versions of In dulci jubilo in rapid succession (one by Ross himself), a rare outing of Schoenberg’s Friede auf Erden (which is totally on-message for Christmas but something few choirs would think of throwing into a carol concert), and a period conscious performance of Stille Nacht…’
– The Catholic Herald