Video of the day: a beautifully-filmed performance of Howells's Hymnus Paradisi
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Martyn Brabbins leads the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Rotterdam Symphony Chorus
Here is a moving film, beautifully staged and shot, of a live performance of Herbert Howells's Hymnus Paradisi from Sint-Janskathedraal, 's-Hertogenbosch, in November last year. The soloists are Andrew Staples and Sarah-Jane Brandon and they appear with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Rotterdam Symphony Chorus and conductor Martyn Brabbins. To find out more about Howells and his music, visit his composer page.