Autumnal vocal sparkle: Bach and Parry from Cambridge Chorale

As the autumn evenings begin to darken and lengthen, growing chillier and damper, we could all do with a little burst of beauty; and this short programme of three Bach motets, and Hubert Parry‘s six Songs of Farewell, both promised and delivered an hour or so of exultant, jubilant singing from Cambridge Chorale, in their first public concert…

Heavenly harmonies: Seraphim at Blythburgh Church

Creating a skilful sound in their very first year, Seraphim is an exciting group of female singers recently formed in East Anglia. Conducted by Vetta Wise, their well-attended concert at Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh (part of the 2014 Halesworth Arts Festival) saw Seraphim take on a wide range of different styles and periods of choral…