‘Oldies but goldies’

Vintage Taverner recordings are still regular critics’ choices today

BBC Radio 3 / Building a Library (1st-choice recommendations)

2016               Tallis: Spem in alium (1986)

2014               Purcell: Hail! bright Cecilia (1986)

2001               Handel: Israel in Egypt (1989)

2000/2010     J. S. Bach:  Mass in B minor (1985)

Gramophone / survey (top choice)

2015               Monteverdi: 1610 Vespers (1984)

Early Music Review

2016                Schütz: Weihnachtshistorie (1988): ‘unsurpassed … still my personal favourite’

Daily Telegraph

2016                 J.S.Bach: Mass in B Minor (1985) selected to exemplify one of The Telegraph’s ‘Ten Best Works of Choral Music’