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Hoddinott Hall Concert

Aled Jones presents the programme from Hoddinott Hall, the new home of the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales in Cardiff Bay, and introduces the first choral concert of their opening season. With music by Mendelssohn and Stanford, plus Welsh composers William Mathias and Mansel Thomas.

The programme was recorded on 1 February 2009 with the BBC National Chorus of Wales, conducted by Adrian Partington.

Felix Mendelssohn
Erhaben, O Herr ‘Lord, Exulted’ Op.79, no.3

Felix Mendelssohn
Laudate pueri Op.39, no.2
The ladies of the BBC National Chorus of Wales with soloist sopranos Katy Treharne and Sophie Kirk, mezzo-soprano Martha McLorinan, and Robert Houssart on the organ

Felix Mendelssohn
Hör mein bitten (Hear my Prayer)
With organist Robert Houssart and soprano soloist Siân Winstanley

Charles Villiers Stanford
3 motets Op. 38
Justorum anime (The souls of the righteous)
Coelos ascendit hodie (Today Jesus Christ)
Beati quorum via (Blessed are they whose way is pure)

William Mathias
Ceremony after a fire raid Op.63
With pianist Steven Kings, percussionists Graham Bradley and Phil Girling, and soprano solo by Jennifer Walker

William Mathias
Santa Fe suite
With Catrin Finch - harp

Arr. Mansel Thomas
Five Welsh Folksongs
Ar lan y mor
Ar hyd y nos
Hob y deri dando
Lisa Lân
Migildi magildi
With harpist Catrin Finch, soprano soloists Siân Winstanley and Jennifer Walker and baritone soloist Owen Webb

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 8 Feb 2009 18:30