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CONCERT REVIEW: Voices count on night of Vivaldi's, and Morse’s, Gloria




A breath of fresh air blew inside Spalding’s St John the Baptist Church as South Holland Singers started their 71st season under a new musical director.

Geoff Ellerby inherited the conductor’s baton waved for nearly 20 years by his predecessor, Robin Carter, with clear intent as the choir opened its new era with works by Handel and Mozart.

Geoff Ellerby (right) with Robin Carter as the musical directorship of South Holland Singers changes hands.Photo supplied. (2001444)
Geoff Ellerby (right) with Robin Carter as the musical directorship of South Holland Singers changes hands.Photo supplied. (2001444)

With a royal wedding to come after last Saturday’s concert, it was fitting for South Holland Singers to start their performance with two of Handel’s Coronation Anthems, “Zadok the Priest” and “The King Shall Rejoice”.


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