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BBC CO - Britten, Lennox Berkeley, Howells

Stephen Cleobury conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in a concert from King's College Cambridge, featuring music by Britten, Lennox Berkeley and Howells.

Presented by Catherine Bott

Stephen Cleobury conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus
and soloists Catherine Wyn-Rogers and John Daszak in this concert from King's College Cambridge,
featuring music by Britten, Lennox Berkeley and Howells.

Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo)
John Daszak (tenor)
Philharmonia Chorus
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem
Lennox Berkeley: Four Poems of St Teresa of Avila
Howells: Stabat Mater

Stephen Cleobury conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in this concert from King's College Cambridge.
Catherine Wyn-Rogers is the soloist in Lennox Berkeley's setting of four poems by the 16th century Spanish
mystic St Teresa and John Daszak joins the orchestra and Philharmonia Chorus in Herbert Howells intensely
personal setting of the Stabat Mater. The programme begins with Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem, commissioned
by the Japanese government in 1940.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Sinfonia da Requiem

  • Lennox Berkeley

    Four Poems of St. Teresa of Avila

  • Herbert Howells

    Stabat Mater

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