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‘Sumptuous dish of Cornish Cream – Victorian style’: Three Spires Singers and Truro Choral Society perform ‘Elijah’ at Truro Cathedral (review)

Getting two large-scale choirs to come together is one thing, but finding somewhere for them to perform could prove a lot harder.

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Zing and spice from the Three Spires Singers at Truro Cathedral

Variety is the spice of life, they say, and when this applies to programme planning, it can be particularly telling.

Truro’s Three Spires Singers have this off to a fine art. If a vocal work is long enough to stand on its own, then fine. But when it’s not, conductor Christopher Gray doesn’t just pad things out with a few vocal stocking-fillers, but comes up with something more inventive, that makes optimum use of his available singers and players.

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