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BBC Singers

Vocalists Rebecca Lodge and Neil MacKenzie present highlights from the BBC Singers' archive, including Parry's Jerusalem, and Cummings ist der Dichter by Pierre Boulez.

The BBC Singers are the focus in this special edition of The Choir. Vocalists Rebecca Lodge and Neil MacKenzie present a line-up of choral highlights from the Singers' archive, including Parry's Jerusalem, and Cummings ist der Dichter by Pierre Boulez. They'll also be sharing their experiences of performing with the BBC's flagship chamber choir.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 9 Jun 2013 17:00

Music Played

  • Bob Chilcott

    The making of the drum - suite to words by E. K. Braithwaite for SATB choir

    Composer: Bob Chilcott Performer: Simone Rebello Performer: BBC Singers

  • Peter Warlock

    Corpus Christi for alto, tenor and chorus vers. original [1919]

    Conductor: Leslie Woodgate Performer: Anne Wood Performer: Peter Pears Performer: BBC Chorus

  • Michael Tippett

    The Weeping babe - motet for soprano and chorus

    Conductor: Stephen Cleobury Performer: BBC Singers

  • Giles Swayne

    Cry for 28 amplified voices

    Conductor: John Poole Performer: BBC Singers

  • William Byrd

    Mass for 4 voices

    Conductor: Bo Holton Performer: BBC Singers

  • Hubert Parry

    Jerusalem, orch. Elgar for chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Leslie Woodgate Performer: Edwin Milkin Performer: BBC Men's Chorus

  • Pierre Boulez

    cummings ist der dichter for 16 voices and 24 instruments

    Conductor: Pierre Boulez Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Ensemble Intercontemporian

  • Judith Bingham

    Beneath these alien stars for women's voices and organ

    Conductor: David Hill Performer: Iain Farrington Performer: Women's voices of BBC Singers

  • Ferruccio Busoni

    Concerto Op.39 for piano & orch [+male chorus in finale]

    Conductor: Mark Elder Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Peter Donohoe Performer: BBC Men's Chorus

  • Francis Poulenc

    Figure humaine - cantata for double chorus

    Conductor: David Hill Performer: BBC Singers

  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene for chorus

    Conductor: Simon Jolly Performer: BBC Singers

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