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Katie Derham presents choral and vocal-orchestral music featuring the BBC's orchestras and choirs. With works by Stanford, Bantock, Bax, Reger, Mahler and Strauss.

Katie Derham presents a week-long celebration of the human voice in performances by the BBC's Orchestras and choirs, including some music appropriate to the Christmas season. the featured ensembles are the BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Stanford: The Bluebird
Emma Tring (soprano),
Brighton Festival Chorus,
James Morgan (conductor).

Max Reger: Mariä Wiegenlied
Christine Brewer (soprano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor).

2.05pm
Stanford: Magnificat in B flat major, Op 164
BBC Singers,
James Morgan (conductor).

Josef Strauss: Geheime Anziehungskräfte (Dynamiden) - Waltz Op 173
BBC Concert Orchestra,
Johannes Wildner (conductor).

2.30pm
Bantock: Vanity of Vanities - Symphony for chorus
Brighton Festival Chorus,
BBC Singers,
James Morgan (conductor).

3.05pm
Mahler: Symphony No 4 (chamber version)
Sarah-Jane Brandon (soprano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Lawrence Renes (conductor).

4.00pm
Bax: Mater ora filium
BBC Singers,
James Morgan (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 16 Dec 2013 14:00

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Music Played

  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    The Bluebird

    Singer: Emma Tring. Choir: Brighton Festival Chorus. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • Max Reger

    Maria Wiegenlied

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Magnificat in B flat major Op.164 for double choir

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • Josef Strauss

    Geheime Anziehungskrafte (Dynamiden) - waltz Op.173

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Johannes Wildner.
  • Granville Bantock

    Vanity of vanities - symphony for chorus

    Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: Brighton Festival Chorus. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 4 (chamber version)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Sarah-Jane Brandon. Conductor: Lawrence Renes.
  • Arnold Bax

    Mater ora filium for double choir

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • Jean Sibelius

    9 Songs Op.23 for chorus

    Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: Brighton Festival Chorus. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • Jester Hairston

    Mary's boy child

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Jiří Bělohlávek.

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