First Rehearsal Reaction

On the occasion of our first rehearsal of James Whitbourn’s powerful “Annelies,” one of our members posted:

“I don’t know that I have ever been so completely in love with a musical work. I look so forward to immersing myself in this piece for the next 7 weeks!!! This video is from a BBC news report on the piece in 2014 after its Grammy nomination:

And the Harmonium Choral Society published a great YouTube documentary about rehearsing Annelies.