Outstanding reviews for The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ

The Delphian recording of The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ continues to receive outstanding reviews. It was an ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the April edition of Gramophone magazine, who called it “…an effective, emotionally charged contemporary Passion…”. BBC Music Magazine named it ‘Choral and Song Choice’ in their May/June issue – “…an imaginative, moving and majestic telling of the Passion story that deserves the widest of audiences.” Musicweb described it as “a score of great importance” and “…a compelling, dramatic narrative and a deeply thoughtful series of reflections on the narrative…” while Classical Music Daily called it “Richly imaginative and strikingly coloured…a work of deep spirituality and profound dramatic impact that complements the ecstatic sorrow of the story within a well nigh perfect musical structure. ” For theArtsdesk.com, is was a “…very singable work, one which would take a hard heart not to love…” and Choir and Organ magazine called it “…modern, majestic and deeply moving…”, awarding it the maximum 5 stars in the March/April edition. And for AllMusic it is simply”…the most persuasive setting of the Passion to have appeared in many years.”

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