Patrick Quigley: In Cleveland, a joyous Mozart Requiem

Posted on Aug 20, 2017 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Patrick Quigley: In Cleveland, a joyous Mozart Requiem

“Particularly impressive was Quigleyʼs command of such a large choral group, showing fingertip control of the dynamics and maintaining a vibrant, passionate quality in the singing through even the gentlest passages…Itʼs rare for a visiting conductor to show the level of technical mastery Quigley achieved in limited rehearsal time. The sound was transparent and expertly balanced, with the large chorus…never overwhelming the music or soloists. Almost magically, a scaled-down (but still sizable) version of the orchestra was transformed into a period ensemble, providing graceful melodies and driving continuo that both propelled the music and traded leading roles with the chorus.”

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