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BBC Concert Orchestra 2020-2021 BBC Radio 3 In Concert: Music for Good Friday

BBC Concert Orchestra
BBC Radio 3 In Concert: Music for Good Friday
19:30 Fri 2 Apr 2021 BBC Radio 3 in Concert
Daniel Hyde, Director of Music at King's College Cambridge, conducts the BBC Singers and BBC Concert Orchestra, in a live Radio 3 in Concert from Watford Colosseum.
Daniel Hyde, Director of Music at King's College Cambridge, conducts the BBC Singers and BBC Concert Orchestra, in a live Radio 3 in Concert from Watford Colosseum.

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Performers

Concert Information

The BBC Singers and BBC Concert Orchestra are joined by conductor Daniel Hyde, Director of Music at King's College Cambridge for a live concert for Good Friday.

There's choral music by Dobrinka Tabakova, Composer in Residence with the BBC CO, and Roderick Williams; and the orchestra play music by influential American composer Judith Lang Zaimont and Joseph Haydn.

The climax of the concert is a recent orchestration of Vaughan Wiilliams's Dona nobis pacem, which uses texts from the Mass, the Bible and poems by Walt Whitman.

PROGRAMME

JUDITH LANG Zaimont Elegy for Strings
DOBRINKA TABAKOVA Alma Redemptoris Mater
RODERICK WILLIAMS O Saviour of the World
HAYDN Symphony No.70 - 2nd mvt Andante
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, orch Jonathan Rathbone Dona nobis pacem

Daniel Hyde (conductor)
Rebecca Lea (soprano)
Jamie W Hall (baritone)
BBC Singers
BBC Concert Orchestra

Listen live on BBC Radio 3 and for 30 days on BBC Sounds.