Mendelssohn: Paulus

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COMPOSERS: Mendelssohn
LABELS: Chandos
WORKS: Paulus
PERFORMER: Gritton, Rigby, Banks, Coleman-Wright; BBC NOW & Chorus/Richard Hickox
CATALOGUE NO: CHAN 10516(2) X

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Composed in the wake of (and influenced by) Mendelssohn’s epoch-making performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, Paulus is an impressive work whose punchy choruses bring out the best in Hickox. Paul Riley