JAMES MACMILLAN
Seven Last Words from the Cross

JAMES MACMILLAN Seven Last Words from the Cross
JAMES MACMILLAN
Seven Last Words from the Cross

James MacMillan: Seven Last Words from the Cross; Christus Vincit; *Nemo te condemnavit; *…here in hiding… (version for chorus)
*world première recordings

The Dmitri Ensemble
Graham Ross | conductor

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 ”a radiant performance ” * * * * * The Telegraph

“richly rewarding listening, all of it.  An exceptional performance.” Gramophone (Editor’s Choice)

“This disc is in a class of its own.  It can rarely have been performed as movingly as this. … An essential contribution to the MacMillan discography.” International Record Review

“polished, focus, alert… outstanding” * * * * * performance * * * * * recording BBC Music Magazine (Critic’s Choice)

“an intensity that burns…spot on…The Dmitri Ensemble and Graham Ross belong on anybody’s A-list of contemporary groups” Classical CD Review

“an inspiring performance. … The passion of the cross is almost palpably evident. … I didn’t want it to end.” * * * * Classic FM Magazine

“a gripping, harrowing, beautiful and profoundly moving performance. … The message about this new disc is unequivocal: get it. It’s an amazing performance.” Glasgow Herald

Naxos UK CD of the month, April 2009
Naxos 8.570719

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