Chichester Psalms concerts and “a highly desirable disc” release
Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday celebrations sees David Allsopp giving performances of the iconic countertenor solos of the Chichester Psalms in Malta, in the Netherlands as well as on a new album. On April 7th Wayne Marshall conducts the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in its 50th Anniversary celebration concert. See more info here. Then on July 2nd Eric Whitacre conducts the Netherlands Radio Choir in a performance at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. See more info here.
A recording of the Psalms featuring David, performed by Tenebrae, BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Nigel Short is available from Signum Records here. The Financial Times gave it a 5 star review, calling it “a highly desirable disc”.