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Tampere Vocal Festival

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 21 June 2009

Aled Jones picks the best from the 2009 Tampere Vocal Festival in Finland and talks to one choral director about how a visit to the city transformed his musical life.

Plus news about a new project uniting European choir music and ancient chant of the Syriac church.

Playlist:
Syrian Chant (excerpt)
Yassar Adbar (singer)
Private recording

Prince
Nothing Compares to U
Klangbezirk
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival (3-7 June 2009)

Pierre de la Rue
Sanctus (with Syrian chant elaboration)
The Clerks Group, Lena Chamamyan (singer), George Qas-Barsoum (singer), Yassar Adbar (singer), Edward Wickham (conductor)
Private recording

Plainchant
Vox in Rama (with Syrian chant elaboration)
The Clerks, Lena Chamamyan (singer), Yassar Adbar (singer), Edward Wickham (conductor)
Private recording

Giaches de Wert
Vox in Rama (with Syrian chant elaboration)
The Clerks Group, George Qas-Barsoum (singer), Yassar Adbar (singer), Edward Wickham (conductor)
Private recording

Handel
He Shall feed his flock (Messiah)
Alice Halstead and Harry Bradford (choristers), Simon Lole (organ)
Recorded by the BBC at St Emanuel’s Church, Didsbury

Francis Poulenc
Chanson à boire
Akademiska Sångföreningen
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Tellu Turkka
Enkelit (excerpt)
Enkelit, Richard Pomfret (conductor)
ENKELIT CD, track 6

Tellu Turkka
Jo meistä ero tulevi
Slavonic Tractor
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Richard Rogers
I’m gonna wash that man right out my hair
MiLadies’ Chorus
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Ulf LÃ¥ngbacka
Tre erotiska sånger
Brahe Djäknar, Ulf Långbacka (conductor)
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Matthew Whittall
Sora/Mizu (Sky/Water)
Hämäläisen Osakunnan Laulajat
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Anders Edenroth
Big Bad World
Shiva Knows
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Vladimir Dashkevich
The Horses
Novy Vek
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Céspedes
Convidando está la noche
Voz en punto
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Desmond
Take 5
Klangbezirk
Recording from the Tampere Vocal Music Festival

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