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Live at Southbank Centre: Shan Maclennan, Meet My Choir, Vivaldi's Gloria

Live from London's Southbank Centre, Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents the latest in the world of choral music. With Shan Maclennan, Meet My Choir and a Choral Classic: Vivaldi's Gloria.

Live at Southbank Centre Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents the latest in world of choral music, including an interview with Shan Maclennan about Voicelab. There will be live singing from one of the Voicelab choirs, and we'll hear from another of the UK's amateur singing groups in Meet My Choir. Plus Sara explores another great Choral Classic, Vivaldi's Gloria

Radio 3 is broadcasting live from a pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre all day every day for the last two weeks of March. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    The Owl & The Lark from The Aviary

    Performer: NYCoS National Girls Choir. Performer: Philip Moore. Performer: Andrew West. Conductor: Christopher Bell.
    • SIGNUM SIGCD325.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 7.
  • Maurice Duruflé


    Choir: Chorus Festival Finale Choir. Performer: Caroline Jaya-Ratnam. Director: Andrea Brown.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Solstice of Light

    Choir: King's College Cambridge Choir. Performer: Christopher Hughes. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • ARGO : 436119-2.
    • ARGO.
    • 8.
  • Andy Mellon & Pete Flood

    Wondrous Machines

    Performer: Southbank Centre's Voicelab.
  • Philip Stopford

    Magnificat from Truro Evening Canticles

    Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Director: Christopher Gray.
    • REGENT : REG CD-400.
    • REGENT.
    • 4.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Missa Brevis in D

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers. Performer: Margaret Philips. Singer: Carys Lane. Singer: Rebecca Outram. Singer: Deborah Miles-Johnson.
    • COLLINS CLASSICS : 13702-.
    • 1.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Kyrie eleison

    Choir: Sequentia.
    • Deutsch Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis in meinem Herzen BWV 21

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA : SDG-165.
    • 2.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Flight of the Bumble Bee

    Ensemble: The King’s Singers.
    • EMI : 747677 2.
    • EMI.
    • 011.
  • Frederick Delius

    Two songs to be sung of a summer night on the water

    Singer: Elysian Singers of London. Singer: andrew douse. Conductor: Matthew Greenall.
    • SOMMCD210.
    • 016.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria in excelsis Deo & Et in terra pax, from Gloria RV589

    Performer: Taverner Players. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • Virgin : VC-7593262.
    • Virgin.
    • 002.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Quoniam tu solus Sanctus, from Gloria RV 589

    Performer: Taverner Players. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • Virgin : VC-7593262.
    • Virgin.
    • 012.
  • Gavin Bryars

    Poi che voi et io piu volte abbiam provato

    Ensemble: Vox Altera. Conductor: Massimiliano Casacci.
    • GB : BCGBCD-16.
    • GB.
    • 004.
  • Franz Schubert

    Gesang der geister über den Wassern D714

    Choir: Norwegian Soloists Choir. Performer: Catherine Bullock. Performer: Madelene Berg. Performer: Øystein Birkeland. Performer: Ole Eirik Ree. Performer: Dan Styffe. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • BIS : SACD-1869.
    • BIS.
    • 16.


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