Owen Rees

Contrapunctus is an early-music vocal ensemble directed by Owen Rees and dedicated to passionate interpretations informed by authoritative insight and understanding.

In the Midst of Life - Sunday Times Album of the Week

Contrapunctus' new album, 'In the Midst of Life: Music from the Baldwin Partbooks I' has been chosen as Sunday Times Album of the Week. Hugh Canning, Chief Classical Music Critic of The Sunday Times, describes the disc as a 'superlative album', stating: 'Rees's choir brings an intensity of sound and dramatic dynamics, in music that contemplates the pain of death in ecstatic elation and sublime devotion.'

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