An article in the most recent issue of the UK magazine, Gramophone, ranks the world’s best choirs…at least as far as their survey committee goes. The NPR Music blog Deceptive Cadence finds this suspicious as do I, since at least half of the groups are British. Read NPR’s Thomas Huizenga’s take “Where Are The World’s Best Choirs? Not In America“.
Spoiler: John Eliot Gardiner’s Monteverdi Choir came in as the world’s best choir. Okay, I can buy that. For the rest of the list, click here, and scroll down.