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Joseph Cullen

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 02 June 2013

Choral maestro Joseph Cullen draws on his own expertise as chorus master to the Huddersfield Choral Society and his long association with the London Symphony Chorus to celebrate the sound of large choral forces and orchestra. He'll explore how the relationship between chorus master, chorus and conductor works, and reveal a few tricks of the trade along the way, with music by Mahler, Bach, James MacMillan and Leonard Bernstein.

Music Played

9 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Edward Elgar The Apostles Op.49

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins Performer: Christopher Purves Performer: Jean Rigby Performer: John Daszak Performer: Mary Plazas Performer: Paul Whelan Performer: William Dazeley Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Huddersfield Choral Society

  • Image for Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein Chichester psalms for treble, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Marin Alsop Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Chorus Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Otello - dramma lirico in 4 acts

    Conductor: Colin Davis Performer: Allan Clayton Performer: Ben Johnson Performer: Gerald Finley Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Matthew Rose Performer: Simon O'Neil Performer: London S O. Performer: London Symphony Chorus

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Magnificat in D major BWV.243

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe Performer: Agnes Mellon Performer: Barbara Schlick Performer: Gerard Lesne Performer: Howard Crook Performer: Peter Kooy Performer: La Chapelle Royale Performer: collegium vocale

  • Image for James MacMillan

    James MacMillan St John passion for baritone, choir and orchestra

    Conductor: Colin Davis Performer: London S O. Performer: London Symphony Chorus

  • Image for Maurice Duruflé

    Maurice Duruflé Requiem Op.9

    Conductor: Michel Plasson Performer: Marie-Claire Alain Performer: Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse Performer: Orfeon Donostiarra Chorus

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    Sir George Dyson Quo vadis - a cycle of poems for soloists chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Richard Hickox Performer: Roderick Williams Performer: BBC National Chorus Of Wales Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Chamber Choir of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

  • Image for Leos Janacek

    Leos Janacek Glagolitic mass

    Conductor: Richard Hickox Performer: Adrian Partington Performer: Ameral Gunson Performer: BBC National Chorus Of Wales Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Bristol Choral Society Performer: Kim Begley Performer: Matthew Best Performer: Susan Bullock

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 8 (Symphony of a thousand) for soloists, choruses and orchestra

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev Performer: Ailish Tynan Performer: Alexey Markov Performer: Evgeny Nikitin Performer: Lilli Paasikivi Performer: Liudmila Dudinova Performer: Sergey Semishkur Performer: Viktoria Yastrebova Performer: Zlata Bulycheva Performer: Eltham College Choir Performer: London S O. Performer: London Symphony Chorus Performer: Washington Choral Arts Society


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