Wonderful Weelkes: Gramophone Award nomination for Sidney Choir CD

Sidney Sussex Choir's CD of music by Thomas Weelkes has been nominated for Gramophone Award

The disc of English anthems and instrumental music 'Grant the King a Long Life' features the Choir of Sidney Sussex College and the renowned viol consort Fretwork, under the direction of Osborn Director of Music Dr David Skinner.  It has been nominated in the Early Music category of the prestigious Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2013.

The nomination follows earlier critical praise from Robert Levett in International Record Review and Kate Bolton in BBC Music Magazine.

You can hear a ten minute sampler by following the link to YouTube.  And you can read more about the awards by visiting the Gramophone Classical Music Awards website.  The winners will be announced later in the year.

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2013.

For further information please contact the Osborn Director of Music, Dr David Skinner (Director.Music@sid.cam.ac.uk)

News item posted Sunday, 3rd May 2015

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