Worldes Blis – Paul Hillier's 70th Birthday Concert
27.02.19, Magasinet Klassisk
A solid review by the leading Danish magazine for and about Classical music - Magasinet KLASSISK - of Paul Hillier's birthday concert at KoncertKirken Saturday 9 February. Here His two Copenhagen ensembles Ars Nova Copenhagen and Theatre of Voices delivered a carefully selected program by
Andrew Mellor gives 5 out of 6 stars and writes:
"Those two vocal ensembles were joined by instrumentalists including Michala Petri, Bolette Roed, Niklas Walentin, Ying-Hsueh Chen and Per Pålsson for this dinner-performance at Koncertkirken that presented a smorgasbord of English and Scottish folksong as a prelude to two big works: John Cage’s Ryoanji and Stravinsky’s Cantata. With some notable gaps (Scandinavia and the Baltic States), it was a journey through the strange and wonderful corners of western music that have permeated Hillier’s career."