Wednesday, 24 August 2011

A Ray of Sol

When browsing recently in one of Madrid's best shopping districts - Sol - I came across a series of recordings (ten in total) of Victoria's music commissioned by a Spanish organisation and released on one of the major classical record labels (see here and here and here).  The group of singers is called Ensemble Plus Ultra, whose director is Michael Noone (as the name suggests, the group is English).  A series of video extracts of the choir singing Victoria is available on their website.  For example: