A selection of 'oratorios' articles

CD Spotlight. Uplifting and Inspired - Dvořák's 'Saint Ludmila' impresses Gerald Fenech. 'A piece for the ages, passionately performed and recorded.'

CD Spotlight. Absolutely Exhilarating - Gerald Fenech discovers Friedrich Schneider's oratorio 'The Last Judgement'. 'Gregor Meyer keeps the drama moving briskly, and his forces respond brilliantly to the kaleidoscopic sequence of emotions coursing through the three sections.'

Ensemble. Baroque Oratorios in Rome - Giuseppe Pennisi listens to selections of music by Alessandro Scarlatti, Bernado Pasquini and George Frideric Handel

Classical music news. Voice of the Lake - Margaret Brouwer's new environmental oratorio is now available on DVD and at YouTube

Ensemble. Emotional Awakening - More from the Buxton Festival, with Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Crisp and Lively - Haydn's Creation, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Magnificent Scholarship - Robert Hugill reads the new Cambridge Handel Encyclopaedia

Ensemble. Strong Performances - Handel's 'Susanna' from Les Arts Florissants, assessed by Robert Hugill

Ensemble. Profoundly Beautiful - William Christie's 'Dido and Aeneas' impresses Robert Hugill

Making a Real Fuss - Robert Hugill looks forward to English Touring Opera's HandelFest this autumn

Ensemble. A Rich Sound - Handel's 'Samson', enjoyed by Robert Hugill

Drama in the music - Robert Hugill muses on the staging of Handel's oratorios

Book review. The narrator's function - McGuire's new book about Elgar's oratorios is investigated by Robert Anderson

The northern Schubert - Roderic Dunnett explores the music of Carl Loewe

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