That’s the view from Justin Doyle, coming to the end of his first year as conductor of Berlin’s Rias chamber choir. He’s about to premiere a new work by the baritone Roderick Williams.
Justin says: In England, the focus is less on sound than on interpretation and musicality. And because there are far fewer rehearsals in England than in Germany, there is a high level of professionalism in terms of sight reading But then it is not so deep.
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