The Herald critic names her favourite recordings
John Passion is number one
The Dunedin Consort's new recording of Bach's John Passion has stormed to the top of the UK Specialist Classical Chart after its first week of release! It is also at Number 10 in the UK Classical Artist Chart!
This is another great result for Dunedins who are currently enjoying huge success with this album which has been 'Recording of the Month' by not one, but three different publications!
Recording of the Month: 'a dramatic, profoundly considered reading.' BBC Music Magazine
Recording of the Month: 'an exceptionally fine small-scale performance' MusicWeb International'wonderfully pure, buoyant and transparent.' Financial Times
'the liturgical experience offers benefits to heart and mind.' The Times
'A breakthrough on Bach's John Passion.' The Herald
'This Johannes Passion performance is without doubt the most involving and dramatic I have encountered.' McAlister Matheson Music
'The impact is huge. The architecture, emotion and implication of Bach's music all change.' The Big Issue