David Hill conducts Bach Choir & BBCCO in Herbert Howells’s Missa Sabrinensis [Hyperion]

Amongst Herbert Howells’s large-scale choral works there is perhaps none so demanding as Missa Sabrinensis – deemed problematic since its Worcester Cathedral premiere under the composer in 1954. Its fortunes were revived in 1982 by a Bach Choir performance (Sir David Willcocks conducting to celebrate Howells’s ninetieth-birthday) and, despite a fine first recording featuring the […]

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