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Cathedral Conversation - Music and Majesty

Episode 2 of 5

Duration:
14 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 03 April 2012

Music and Majesty: Lord Wallace and David Hill visit Westminster Cathedral to discuss the history and the future of the cathedral choir. Baron Wallace of Saltaire (formerly William Wallace), a senior Liberal Democrat politician, has been involved with choral music all his life; as an 11-year-old he sang at the Coronation. Today he is trustee of the National Children's Choir and also runs a charity - Voces Cantabiles - which aims to help young singers. David Hill is a choral director who has worked with some of Britain's finest choirs, including those of St John's Cambridge, Winchester Cathedral and Westminster Cathedral.
Producer, Peter Everett.

  • Lord Wallace and David Hill

    Lord Wallace and David Hill

    In Part Two: Music and Majesty, Lord Wallace and David Hill visit Westminster Cathedral to discuss the history and the future of the cathedral choir. Baron Wallace of Saltaire (formerly William Wallace), a senior Liberal Democrat politician, has been involved with choral music all his life; as an 11-year-old he sang at the Coronation. Today he is trustee of the National Children's Choir and also runs a charity - Voces Cantabiles - which aims to help young singers. David Hill is a choral director who has worked with some of Britain’s finest choirs, including those of St John’s Cambridge, Winchester Cathedral and Westminster Cathedral.

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    by Nick Warburton
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    Afternoon Drama 'Betrayal'

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