In this year’s final post from Arcana, we would like to take the chance to wish you a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year – in the company of anniversary composer César Franck. His choral favourite Panis Angelicus is ideal for the season, especially in this version from the King’s College Choir Cambridge:
So, too, is the majestic Pièce Héroïque, played here in a vintage recording by the organist-composer Marcel Dupré:
Thank you so much for being our readers this year, and we look forward to bringing you all sorts of musical goodness in 2023!
Ben Hogwood, editor