Our 2019 recording of Cecilia McDowall’s beautiful cantata, ‘The Girl from Aleppo’, commissioned to mark our 20th Anniversary, was released on 1st May by Convivium Records. You can read more about this here. The recording has been very well received and we are so pleased to read such positive reviews. Credit goes to our inspirational music team and all of our choristers for their part in achieving this.
Henry Fogel of Fanfare says that The Girl from Aleppo is “A moving cantata that tells a remarkable story”
Philip Greenfield, of the American Record Guide says that the recording: “Sends a message of hope sung tenderly, child to child, by this wonderful choir”.
Nick Boston, says in his blog Classical Notes that the cantata is “A powerful reminder of the power of music to involve young people and communicate strong messages”
All reviews are available on the Convivium Records website here