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Handel’s Messiah: A Bird’s-eye View

Making of a Cultural Classic 277 years ago, a prodigious German composer resident in England and writing in Dublin wrote a work in two weeks’ white heat of inspiration Dublin which has gained something approaching immortality in the pantheon of Western Music.  The man was Georg Friedrich Händel, and the work was The Messiah. Year after year,… Keep Reading

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“Every time I sing, I act out Jesus’ statement: ‘I am the vine, and you are the branches”

April has performed widely as a soloist in recital and oratorio venues in the UK, including St. John’s Smith Square, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall and the Holywell in Oxford. Who had an early influence on your decision to pursue music? I never set out to become a professional singer. Though… Keep Reading

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