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Penny Gore presents the BBC Singers under Andrew Griffiths in a live concert of music for Remembrance Day. Plus the BBC Symphony Orchestra playing Weber, Chopin and Stravinsky.

Live from St Paul's Knightsbridge, London, Andrew Griffiths conducts the BBC Singers in a special concert of music appropriate to Remembrance Day. It spans more than five centuries, from Josquin des Pres, Thomas Tallis and William Byrd to Herbert Howells, Stephen Stucky and Atli Heimir Sveinsson.

Then Penny Gore introduces music by Weber, Chopin and Stravinsky from a recent concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Alexander. And we close the week with more British music for Remembrance Day from the BBC Singers.

Live
Tallis: Miserere nostri
Howells: The Summer is Coming
Atli Heimir Sveinsson: The Rose is Sick (Two Elegies in Memoriam Benjamin Britten)
Weelkes: Death hath deprived me (A remembrance of Thomas Morley)
Byrd: Ye Sacred Muses
Stephen Stucky: Three New Motets 'in memoriam Thomas Tallis'
Josquin: Nymphes des bois/Requiem (La deploration de Johan Ockeghem)
Vinders: Lament on the death of Josquin
Howells: Requiem
BBC Singers,
Andrew Griffiths (conductor).

3.15pm
Weber, orch. Berlioz: Invitation to the dance
Chopin, orch. Stravinsky: Waltz in E flat major, Op. 18 (Grande valse brillante)
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Alexei Volodin (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor).

4.10pm
Holst: The Evening-watch
Vaughan Williams: O vos omnes
BBC Singers,
Paul Brough (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 8 Nov 2013 14:00

Music Played

  • Thomas Tallis

    Miserere nostri for 7 voices

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • Herbert Howells

    The Summer is coming for chorus

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • Atli Heimir Sveinsson

    Two Elegies in Memoriam Benjamin Britten: The Rose is Sick

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • Thomas Weelkes

    Death hath deprived me [A remembrance of .. Thomas Morley] for 6 voices

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • William Byrd

    Ye sacred muses for voice & 4 viols

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • Steven Stucky

    Three New Motets 'in memoriam Thomas Tallis'

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Nymphes des bois/Requiem (La deploration de Johan. Ockeghem) for 5 voices

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • Jheronimus Venders

    Lament on the death of Josquin

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • Herbert Howells

    Requiem for chorus

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Griffiths.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Invitation to the dance - rondo brillant

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in E flat major Op.18 (Grande valse brillante), orch. Stravinsky

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rite of Spring

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Andante spianato and grande polonaise brillante Op. 22 version for piano and orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Edward Elgar

    Wild Bears from The Wand of Youth

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Davis.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Evening Watch

    Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    O vos omnes (Is it nothing to you?)

    Choir: BBC Singers.

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