Yesterday at the Royal Albert Hall two huge groups of singers, 1,400 of them aged 6–25, and 3,200 aged 15–90, left the building inspired and wreathed in smiles after The Scratch® Youth Messiah and Messiah from Scratch® respectively. The power of choral music to create goodwill and harmony among human beings simply cannot be overstated. We all need more of it, not less!
John Rutter sums it all up in an interview from March 2015, saying that a ‘choral music is not one of life’s frills’ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm-Pm1FYZ-U). If you’ve not seen this clip, watch it.