An almighty revival of Arthur Sullivan’s biblical oratorio

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‘This performance is close to ideal. All the soloists make their mark, and conductor John Andrews does an excellent job, bringing constant motion to the score and drawing refined playing from the BBC Concert Orchestra and articulate singing from the BBC Symphony Chorus and the Kinder Children’s Choir.’

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Sullivan

The Light of the World

Natalya Romaniw, Eleanor Dennis (soprano), Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano), Robert Murray (tenor), Ben McAteer (baritone), Neal Davies (bass-baritone), Kinder Children’s Choir, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Concert Orchestra/John Andrews

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Dutton 7356 (hybrid CD/SACD)  146:19 mins (2 discs)