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BBC Singers, Onyx Brass - Seasonal Music

The BBC Singers, Onyx Brass and members of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain join conductor Ben Parry in seasonal music by Poulenc, Gabrieli and Praetorius.

Live from St Paul's Church, Knighstbridge

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Ben Parry conducts the BBC Singers, Onyx Brass and members of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain along with the organist Richard Hills in a concert of seasonal music including works by Poulenc, Gabrieli, Praetorius and Ward Swingle. A mixture of old and new, this Christmas concert is an evening of carols, dances, motets and light music with a touch of tinsel.

James Maynard: Fanfare

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est

Michael Praetorius/Jan Sandström: Lo, how a rose e'er blooming

Giles Swayne: There is no rose

Giovanni Gabrieli: Hodie Christus natus est

Stuart MacRae: Two Cairns (for brass quintet)

Jonathan Rathbone: Cantemos a Maria

Francis Poulenc: 4 Motets pour le temps de Noël

Michael Praetorius: In dulci jubilo

8.10 Interval Music

Ward Swingle: A Visit from St Nicholas

Jonathan Rathbone: Coventry Carol

Jonathan Dove: Seek him that maketh the seven stars

Anthony Holborne, arr. Dart: Dance Suite

Pierre Villette: Hymne à la Vierge

Alexander LeStrange: Hodie!

Ben Parry: Magi

BBC Singers
Members of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain
Onyx Brass
Joseph Cooper and Bill Lockhart (percussion)
Richard Hills (organ)
Ben Parry (conductor)

After the concert: Llyr Williams plays Wagner's piano music.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    O du mein holder Abendstern & Entry of the Guests [Tannhauser] transc. for piano

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.


  • Fri 13 Dec 2013 19:30

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