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COND18_001_Cover.inddNovember/December 2018

New York’s Dobson instrument stimulates both the eye and ear; Chamber Choir Ireland carves out a distinctive national identity, performing works by Irish composers and promoting the country’s long-standing choral tradition; a meticulously restored Lancelot Pease case houses a new organ by Goetze & Gwynn at Trinity College Dublin; and Roxanna Panufnik introduces her major new oratorio drawing upon her Polish ancestry.

Plus, Glyndebourne’s Nicholas Jenkins discusses his role as opera chorus master; a church in Malaysia marks its bicentenary with a new Mander organ; Andrew Smith’s Requiem recalls Norway’s terror atrocities of 2011; the final instalment of our series on organs in Scottish stately homes; St Catharine’s Cambridge’s pioneering girls’ choir celebrates its tenth year; David Hill offers advice on conducting Vaughan Williams’s Mass in G minor; David Lammy on his journey from cathedral chorister to MP; and our guide to choral and organ competitions in 2019.

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