They are conducted by Stephen Layton and have assembled a strong cast. The soloists are Elizabeth Watts, Clare Wilkinson, Jeremy Ovenden and Roderick Williams, a very fine group. But almost even more tempting is the fact that the Requiem is being paired with a performance of John Adams's profoundly elegiac The Wound Dresser, with Roderick Williams as the baritone soloist. This setting of Walt Whitman's poem was, amazingly, written in 1989.
Further information from the St. Johns Smith Square website.