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CD cover Pierre Villette
''The Holst Singers create great clouds of texture which surge, form and melt before your ears... For a bag of musical bonbons de violette, this disc can't be beaten' (BBC Music Magazine)

CD cover The Tavener Collection
… this CD ranks as the best introduction to John Tavener that's currently on record
(HMV.co.uk, Nov 2003)

CD cover Schnittke - Choir Concerto
spine tingling… music great for contemplation, and a terrific showcase for the choir’s stamina
(The Times, Jan 2002)
...extremely well polished ... fabulous
(The Evening Standard, Jan 2002)

CD cover Gretchaninov Vespers
"The Holst Singers under Stephen Layton are superb: they have complete mastery of the style of the fine, rich choral timbre which the music demands. Very highly recommended."

CD cover Ikon
Music by Pärt, Sviridov, Gorecki, Gretchaninov, Tchaikovsky with James Bowman, countertenor.
"Sensitive readings of the utmost sensitivity and control." (Gramophone)

CD cover Over Hill, Over Dale
Shakespeare Settings, English Folk Songs, Elizabethan Part Songs with Ian Bostridge, tenor and Michael George, bass.
"The Holst Singers......sing with a spellbinding sense of atmosphere and crystal clear textures. Strongly recommended for all admirers of Vaughan Williams and fine choral work......The Shakespeare settings are outstanding"
(BBC Music Magazine)
"Une réussite artistique exemplaire."
(Repertoire, France)

Other discs by the Holst Singers released by Hyperion:

Boughton: Bethlehem (CDA66690)
Britten, Holst & Bliss: English Choral Music (CDH55050)
Britten: Christ's Nativity (CDA66825)
Holst: The Evening Watch (CDH55170)
Holst: This have I done for my true love (CDH55171)
Schubert: Complete Songs, Vol 31 - Schubert and Religion (CDJ33031)
The English Orpheus, Vol 45 - The Song of Moses (CDA67038)

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