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COJF19_001_R_Cover.inddJanuary/February 2019

As The Sixteen celebrate their 40th anniversary, Harry Christophers traces the renowned vocal ensemble’s development and looks ahead to their 2019 Choral Pilgrimage; Jongen’s Chant de May continues to puzzle organists 100 years after its premiere; the restoration of two organs by the 18th-century Hamburg builder Albertus Anthoni Hinsz; and the Music Centre at St Andrews becomes Choir & Organ’s 2019 New Music partner.

Plus, Gavin Bryars introduces his new choral Requiem; Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s organ department goes from strength to strength; early music group Cupertinos uncover a rich archive of Portuguese polyphony; building an organ for a small oratory in Berkshire, complete with rising bear; report from the inaugural London International Choral Conducting Competition; and our Summer Schools and Short Courses supplement.

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