By Alexander Dobson, Daniel Taylor, David Clegg, Ellen McAteer, Jeremy Budd, Nicholas Pritchard, and The Trinity Choir. By Arvo Part, Benjamin Britten, Elizabeth Poston, Jean Mouton, John Tavener, Robert Parsons, and William Blake (Lyricist). Classical. CD (1 disc). Published by Sony Music Entertainment (NX.88985387032).
Having already released successful recordings for Sony Classical over the past decade, top Canadian and world-renowned counter-tenor and vocal music director Daniel Taylor follows up on his highly successful and critically acclaimed Foiur Thousand Winter album with another stunningly beautiful release of incredible vocal music. The Tree of Life includes stunning a cappella vocal performances by The Trinity Choir in a beautiful juxtaposition of poignant 20th century works with early music gems, all realized with Daniel's dedicated attention to detail and creative expertise. The repertoire includes Arvo Part's Magnifcat-Antiphonen's, John Tavener's The lamb and Hymn to the Mother of God and Benjamin Britten's Hymn to the Virgin amongst others. The pure voices of The Trinity Choir include the best singers from the UK's most lauded choirs and with the best soloists of today: Jeremy Budd, Ellen McAteer, David Clegg, Nicholas Pritchard, Alexander Dobson and Charles Daniels.