• Jan

    19:30
    Jan 15
    St Paul's Knightsbridge, London
    BBC Singers and Sean Shibe
    • Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos 1887–1959
    • Bachianas brasileiras No. 5
    • BBC Singers
    • Sean Shibe guitar
    • Paul Brough conductor

    BBC Singers and Sean Shibe

    Also part of
    19:30
    Jan 21
    Southbank Centre, London
    BBC Singers and London Sinfonietta

    BBC Singers and London Sinfonietta

  • Feb

    19:00
    Feb 10
    City of London School for Girls, London
    Come and Sing: James MacMillan

    Come and Sing: James MacMillan

    Feb 12
    Milton Court
    James MacMillan
    • James MacMillan b.1959
    • After Virtue
    • GóreckiHenryk Górecki 1933–2010
    • Church Songs
    • James MacMillan b.1959
    • Sun-Dogs
    • Cum vidisset Jesus
    • They saw the stone had been rolled away
    • Alleluia
    • Catherine's Lullabies
    • James MacMillan Conductor
    • BBC Singers
    • London Sinfonietta

    An evening of music composed and conducted by James MacMillan

    18:45
    Feb 20
    St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge
    Creation Songs
    • CoplandAaron Copland 1900–1990
    • In the Beginning
    • ByrdWilliam Byrd 1540–1623
    • Laudibus in sanctis
    • Andrea Bianchi da Sarzana
    • Benedicite
    • Bernhard Lewkovitch
    • Il Cantico delle Creature
    • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
    • Cantico del sole
    • Howard Helvey
    • Song of Creation
    • Augusta Read Thomas b.1964
    • Juggler of Day
    • Orlandus Lassus
    • Benedicite
    • Forrest Pierce
    • Gratitude Sutra
    • BBC Singers
    • Stephen Cleobury Conductor

    Choral music celebrating the glories of the natural world

    Also part of
    18:00
    Feb 28
    St Giles' Cripplegate, London
    Bach and Leipzig
    • CalvisiusSethus Calvisius 1556–1615
    • Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied
    • SchelleJohann Schelle 1648–1701
    • Allelulia! Christus ist des Gesetzes Ende
    • ScheinJohann Hermann Schein 1586–1630
    • Allelulia! Wohl dem, der den Herren fürchtet
    • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
    • Chorale Prelude 'Von Gott will ich'. BWV 658
    • KuhnauJohann Kuhnau 1660–1722
    • Tristis est amina mea
    • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
    • Chorale Prelude 'Jesu Christus, unser Heiland', BWV 666
    • HarrerJohann Harrer 1703–1755
    • Mein Herz ist bereit
    • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
    • Motet 'Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden', BWV 230
    • BBC Singers
    • James O'Donnell Conductor
    • Stephen Farr organ

    Explore the musical world of the city of Leipzig where Bach spent over 25 years

  • Mar

    Mar 8
    Barbican, London
    Unsuk Chin: Alice in Wonderland
    • Unsuk Chin b.1961
    • Alice in Wonderland
    • Baldur Brönnimann conductor
    • Netia Jones director/designer & live video artist
    • BBC Singers
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Rachele Gilmore Alice
    • Marie Arnet Cat
    • Jane Henschel Queen of Hearts
    • Stephen Richardson King of Hearts, Old Man 2, Crab
    • Jenni Bank Duchess
    • Andrew Watts White Rabbit/Badger/March Hare
    • Dietrich Henschel Mad Hatter
    • Rafael Moras Pat/Cook/Invisible Man
    • Lacey Jo Benter Two/Owl
    • Nicholas Brownlee Old Man 1/Eaglet/Fish-Footman
    • Kihun Yoon Five/Executioner/Duck
    • Christopher Lemmings Mouse

    The UK premiere of Unsuk Chin's opera, directed by Netia Jones.

  • Apr

    Apr 4
    Milton Court
    BBC Singers / O Duo
    • Veljo Tormis b.1930
    • Curse upon Iron
    • Eriks Ešenvalds b.1977
    • Northern Lights
    • O Duo
    • Searching
    • Judith Weir b.1954
    • The Song sung True
    • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
    • 3 Shakespeare Songs
    • Jan Sandström b.1954
    • Biegga luothe
    • Wayne Siegel
    • 42nd Street Rondo
    • Cecilia McDowall b.1951
    • When time is broke
      First Movement
    • Eriks Ešenvalds b.1977
    • The Long Road
    • Bob Chilcott b.1955
    • The Miracle of Spring
    • BBC Singers
    • Bob Chilcott Conductor
    • O Duo

    BBC Singers join forces with percussion ensemble O Duo at Milton Court.

    Apr 24
    St Giles' Cripplegate, London
    Music from Poland

    The BBC Singers conducted by Paul Brough perform works by Polish composers.

  • May

    19:00
    May 2
    Barbican, London
    Smetana Dalibor
    • SmetanaBedřich Smetana 1824–1884
    • Dalibor
    • Jiří Bělohlávek Conductor
    • Ivan Kusnjer Vladislav, a Czech king
    • Richard Samek Dalibor, a knight
    • Aleš Voráček Vitek, a mercenary
    • Dana Burešová Milada, Sister of the Burgrave of Ploškovice
    • Alžběta Poláčková Jitka, a village maiden
    • Jan Stava Beneš, the jailor
    • Svatopluk Sem Budivoj, Commander of the castle guard
    • BBC Singers
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Kenneth Richardson Director

    A rare opportunity to hear Smetana’s masterly tragic opera Dalibor sung by a Czech cast.

  • Jun

    15:00
    Jun 21
    Kings Place
    BBC Singers & The Continuum Ensemble
    • KřenekErnst Křenek 1900–1991
    • Die Jahreszeiten, Op. 35 (The Four Seasons)
    • Three Pieces for Mixed Chorus, Op. 22
    • WolpeStefan Wolpe 1902–1972
    • Zwei Chinesische Grabschriften (Two Chinese Epitaphs), Op. 25
    • TochErnst Toch 1887–1964
    • Gesprochene Musik (Spoken Music)
    • WeillKurt Weill 1900–1950
    • Das Berliner Requiem (alternative version by David Drew)
    • BBC Singers
    • The Continuum Ensemble .
    • Philip Headlam conductor

    The BBC Singers join forces with The Continuum Ensemble and conductor Philip Headlam for the UK premiere of David Drew’s version of Weill’s Berliner Requiem. The explosive political content of the work caused it to be censored at the first (and only) performance on German radio in 1929.

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