Artist of the Month March 2013: Claire Wilkinson
Clare Wilkinson sings the Nelson Mass with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Richard Egarr on 1 March 2013 (City Halls, Glasgow). With the Dunedin Consort conducted by John Butt, she sings the St John Passion on 13 March 2013 (Aberdeen Music Hall), 14 March 2013 (Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow), 17 March 2013 (The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh) and 18 March 2013 (St John’s Kirk, Perth). With Le Concert d’Anvers conducted by Bart Van Reyn, she sings the St Matthew Passion on 22 March 2013 (Collegekerk, Sint-Niklaas, Antwerp), 23 March 2013 (Carolus Borromeus, Antwerp) and 24 March 2013 (Abdijkerk, Grimbergen) (www.octopusensembles.be). With the Bachkoor Holland conducted by Gijs Leenaars, she sings the St Matthew Passion on 26 March 2013 (Oosterpoort, Groningen) and 28 and 29 March 2013 (Pieterskerk, Leiden).
Her new recording of the St John Passion with the Dunedin Consort conducted by John Butt is released this month on Linn CD and has been selected by Gramophone as CD of the Month for March 2013.