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A glowing Gramophone review

GRAMOPHONE – January 2020 It seems extraordinary that this should be Gothic Voices’ first Christmas-themed album; nevertheless, it has been worth the wait to hear these well-known works performed by this ensemble. Choosing music for the Advent and Christmas season, including the Feast of the…

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“It’s mesmerising” – The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times… As the name suggests, Gothic Voices are medieval specialists, and their programme of 12th- to 15th-century music is another festive selection. They begin with Veni, o sapientia, but even as long as five centuries ago, Christmas was a vernacular feast, as the…

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Le Figaro – “a daring exercise in style”

On the eve of its fortieth anniversary, the British vocal quartet, founded by the medieval tenor Julian Podger, reminds us that the repertoire of medieval music is not limited to Hildegarde von Bingen. With Nowell synge we bothe al and som, reconstruction of an imaginary Christmas…

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#12 UK Specialist Classical Chart

We were number 12 in the UK Specialist Classical Chart last week! It’s not too late to buy your copy.

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Musicweb International – top seasonal recommendation

The initial review: This is the only one of these Christmas offerings that I could bring myself to hear in mid-October – too early for the holly and the mistletoe. If I say that it’s everything that I expected from the resuscitated Gothic Voices, that’s high praise indeed. Without…

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Glowing review from Notulae

Gothic Voices – Nowell synge we bothe al and som – Notulae The generous anthology offered by Gothic Voices is composed with intelligence and subtlety; it perfectly translates the mixture of expectation, sweetness, serenity and jubilation that attaches to the period of the Nativity. Without…

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Observer: The best classical Christmas albums of 2019

The best classical Christmas albums of 2019 …the four-strong Gothic Voices with Nowell synge we both al and som (Linn), offering a “feast of Christmas music in medieval England”, mostly “anon”… Fiona Maddocks, 7 December 2019

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Disc of the Week from Europadisc

From Europadisc: “Our #discoftheweek is a Christmas album that really stands out from the crowd. Medieval specialists Gothic Voices reimagine the traditional carol concert as it might have taken place in the 15th century. The result is a festive feast of early English music, superbly sung… all…

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Concerts with Norwegian Academy of Music Students

We’ve come to the end of a wonderful and fulfilling week working with students from the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. We’ve really enjoyed sharing a couple of concerts with such talented and open-minded young people. We wish them all the best for the…

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Five stars from Geoff Brown in The Times

Five stars from Geoff Brown in The Times – Friday 6th December: On Gothic Voices’ superb album Nowell synge we bothe al and som (Linn ★★★★★) in numerical terms you don’t hear very much: only four voices, one mezzo, two tenors and a baritone, powerfully…

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