This disc represents a new orchestra partnership for Signum Records with The Orchestra of the Age of the Englightenment, one of London and the world’s leading period-instrument ensembles. Led by Robert Howarth, the recording was made at Kings Place following the orchestras successful 2010 tour of the work.
‘Not all orchestras are the same,’ runs the message on the cover, and it’s true: … a shimmering, captivating choral sound that seems to float effortlessly through the psalms – The Independent
What is impressive is the grammatical sense (underpinned by flexible accentuation) that the choir brings to the projection of the words in Dixit Dominus and at many other places. Also, as we might expect, the instrumentalists are terrific – BBC Music Magazine
In a word it is magnificent … this is one of the most enjoyable I have heard in recent years – MusicWeb International