Franz Schubert: Ave Maria – Nidarosdomens Guttekor, Soloist – Adrian Skaar Hestnes

Schubert’s Ave Maria performed here by the Norwegian boys’ choir the Nidarosdomens Guttekor (Nidaros Cathedral Boys Choir), the soloist is the incomparable Adrian Skaar Hestnes. I can’t recall ever hearing it better sung. Click the player below to listen and enjoy :-) markfromireland [audio:http://saturdaychorale.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Ave_Maria_Schubert_Adrian_Skaar_Hestnes_and_NGK.mp3|titles=Ave_Maria_Schubert_Adrian_Skaar_Hestnes_and_NGK]

Mikhail Lermontov: Onto The Road I Walk Alone (Выхожу один я на дорогу) — Vladimir Miller, basso profundo

Last November I posted about the Dubna Choral School Choir’s performance of Mikhail Lermontov’s beautiful  "Onto The Road I Walk Alone" with treble solo by Ser­gei Balas­hov (see: Mikhail Lermontov: Выхожу один я на дорогу (Onto The Road I Walk Alone) — Dubna Boys Choir | Saturday Chorale ). It’s a difficult solo for a…

Well finally …

Well finally, I’ve found an a capella version of Dowland’s bitter-sweet song "Come again" on YouTube that I like. This performance was given by the English chamber choir "Novemaltare" in Christ Church, Cheltenham,  on May 28th 2011. Lyrics below the fold. Enjoy – I did :-). markfromireland Video Source: Come again — John Dowland –…