Pelham Humfrey Symphony Anthems
Recorded in July 2017, Jonathan joins the Oxford Consort of Voices under the direction of Edward Higginbottom in a solo-voice ensemble recording of Pelham Humfrey’s Symphony Anthems.
Elizabeth Makharinsky, Maria Valdmaa, soprano
Tristram Cooke, alto
David Lee, Jonathan Hanley, tenor
Nicholas Mogg, bass
Persephone Gibbs, Jean Paterson, violin
Rachel Byrt, viola
Gavin Kibble, viola da gamba
Edward Higginbottom, organ
Sunday Times, 13th May 2018
These seven beautifully crafted symphony anthems, interleaving vocal solos and ensembles with string episodes, are intimately sumptuous, as befits the court for which they were created. Higginbottom leads his forces with stylish elegance.