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Louise Fryer presents the conclusion of the Grand Final of Let the Peoples Sing 2011. With the Finnish Vocal Ensemble, Consono Chamber Choir, Kvindelige Studenters Sangforening.

Live from the brand new studios of Media City, in Salford,
BBC Radio 3 hosts the Grand Final of Let the Peoples Sing, 2011, the international competition for amateur choirs. Nine competing vocal groups from across Europe and the USA battle it out in music from Palestrina to Poulenc, György Ligeti to Joni Mitchell, and from Bulgarian folksong to Sami yoiking. And the evening culminates with a guest appearance by the Slovenian choir who were overall winners at the last competition.

Louise Fryer presents this feast of vocal virtuosity, broadcast live to the UK, across Europe and to North America.

Finnish Vocal Ensemble, Finland;
Eric-Olof Söderström (conductor).

Consono Chamber Choir, Germany;
Harald Jers (conductor).

Kvindelige Studenters Sangforening, Norway;
Marit Tøndel Bodsberg (conductor).

Swedish Chamber Choir, Sweden;
Simon Phipps (conductor).

St. Stanislav's Girls' Choir, Ljubljana, Slovenia;
Helena Fojkar Zupancic; (conductor).

1 hour, 25 minutes

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Sun 16 Oct 2011 20:05

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Music Played

  • Toivo Kuula

    Sävel (The melody)

    Performers: Finnish Vocal Ensemble (Finland), Eric-Olof Söderström (conductor )

  • György Ligeti

    Reggel (Morning)

    Performers: Finnish Vocal Ensemble (Finland), Eric-Olof Söderström (conductor )

  • Leevi Madetoja

    De profundis; Speravit

    Performers: Finnish Vocal Ensemble (Finland), Eric-Olof Söderström (conductor )

  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Loppusiunaus (Final blessing) from All-Night Vigil

    Performers: Finnish Vocal Ensemble (Finland), Eric-Olof Söderström (conductor )

  • Max Reger

    Abendlied

    Performers: Consono Chamber Choir, (Germany), Harald Jers (conductor)

  • Michael Ostrzyga

    Iuppiter

    Performers: Consono Chamber Choir, (Germany), Harald Jers (conductor)

  • [traditional]

    Som den gylne sol frembryter, arr. Henrik Ødegaard

    Performers: Kvindelige Studenters Sangforening (Norway), Marit Tøndel Bodsberg (conductor)

  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Malagueña from "Suite de Lorca"

    Performers: Kvindelige Studenters Sangforening (Norway), Marit Tøndel Bodsberg (conductor)

  • Goffredo Petrassi

    C'era una vecchia di Polla from Nonsense-Songs

    Performers: Consono Chamber Choir, (Germany), Harald Jers (conductor)

  • Oskar Lindberg

    Pingst

    Performers: Swedish Chamber Choir, Simon Phipps (conductor)

  • Francis Poulenc

    Marie

    Performers: Swedish Chamber Choir, Simon Phipps (conductor)

  • Traditional Slovenian

    Da höra ta Canïnawa (The Flower of Kanin Mountain) arr. Ambrož Copi

    Performers: St. Stanislav's Girls' Choir, Ljubljana (Slovenia), Helena Fojkar Zupancic (conductor)

    • Silver Rose Bowl Winners of Let The Peoples Sing 2009.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    Tota pulchra es

    Performers: St. Stanislav's Girls' Choir, Ljubljana (Slovenia), Helena Fojkar Zupancic (conductor)

  • Traditional Mexican

    Las Amarillas, arr. Stephen Hatfield

    Performers: St. Stanislav's Girls' Choir, Ljubljana (Slovenia), Helena Fojkar Zupancic (conductor)

  • Ambrož Čopi

    Otrok s soncnico (Child with a sunflower)

    Performers: St. Stanislav's Girls' Choir, Ljubljana (Slovenia), Helena Fojkar Zupancic (conductor)

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