Sanctuary - The Heart Has its Reasons
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Sanctuary - The Heart Has its ReasonsAn experimental classical group with a reverential following at Halifax’s St. Mary’s Basilica, where it performs, Sanctuary offers a mixed blessing on its major-label debut. At its best, the ensemble—organist Peter Togni, cellist Christoph Both and bass-clarinetist Jeff Reilly—delves into the world of Philip Glass, conjuring up exotic nature noises and stark, meditative interpretations of Gregorian chant. But too often, Sanctuary simply creates the predictably atmospheric sounds of so many movie soundtracks.




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