BBC Music Magazine April 2017 Choral & Song Choice
A trio of English composers perhaps better known for their creative output in other fields, yet who played a crucial role in the development of the Anglican choral tradition in the twentieth century. James O’Donnell and Westminster Abbey Choir present a programme centred on Finzi’s Lo, the full, final sacrifice: the other works may be less familiar but are no less moving.
The choir’s diffuse tone – breathier in the upper voices than rivals at New College or even King’s Cambridge – is very effective. Gramophone