Alan Ridout (1934-96): O Flame of Love So Living

Alan Ridout was closely associated with Canterbury Cathedral and its choir. He was born in Kent in 1934, studied at the RCSM under Gordon Jacob and Howells. His music isn’t either played or sung as much as it deserves but is worth seeking out if you enjoy modern English choral and organ music.  His very…

Hermes Coelho: Pater Noster – Kantorei Choral Ensemble

Hermes Coelho is a Brazilian composer and conductor who started his musical studies at at the Conservatório Musical Heitor Villa Lobos, in São Paulo and went on to receive his Masters and Doctorate in conducting from the Campinas State University. He’s perhaps best known as a conductor both of orchestras such as the Orquestra Sinfônica…