McCarthy: Codebreaker; Todd: Ode to a Nightingale

The two works presented here were both commissioned by Hertfordshire Chorus as part of its long-standing commitment to broadening the repertoire. James McCarthy's 'Codebreaker' takes as its subject the life and death of Alan Turing, while Will Todd takes up the challenges posed by Keats's 'Ode to a Nightingale'. Complete with a nightingale.

SIGCD495  83 minutes 27 seconds (2 discs)
'With the appeal of choral singing in the United Kingdom showing no signs of decline it is, nevertheless, important that the concert repertory is refreshed with appealing and 'relevant' works, satisfy ...