After 27 years, new leadership at Oratorio Chorale The Times Record BRUNSWICK A staple of classical music in the Midcoast has been the Oratorio Chorale, founded in 1974 by Bowdoin College alumnus C. Russell Crosby, as part of an extension of the Bowdoin College Chorus and the old Brunswick Choral Society. read more
July 20, 2013 - The Times Record
Eric Idle in Canada.com I love the conceit of doing this as an oratorio based on the Messiah,Idle says from his home in Los Angeles. "I think it's really a smart, funny way of adapting this material."
Kate Robbins in Telegraph.co.uk It is based on Paul's classical work The Liverpool -Oratorio,explained Kate Robbins, Sir Paul's cousin, who is working on the adaptation. "Paul will approve every note as musical director."
Michael Palin in Montreal Gazette I just say to people, 'it's an oratorio,' and that shuts most of them up because they don't know what an oratorio is,says Palin, describing his part in the production. "It sounds rather grand."