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BBC Singers at 90, Penelope Thwaites, Jennifer Bate, Christopher Hogwood Tribute

Sean Rafferty speaks to the BBC Singers, as they celebrate ninety years; and introduces live music from pianist Penelope Thwaite and from Chamber Domaine. Main news headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Bob Chilcott

    The Modern Man I Sing: The Runner

    Choir: BBC Singers.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah - Why do the nations ... Let us break their bonds asunder

    Performer: Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music. Singer: David Thomas.
  • C├ęsar Franck

    Choral No.3 in A minor: conclusion

    Performer: Jennifer Bate.
  • Percy Grainger

    Sussex Mummers Carol

    Performer: Penelope Thwaites (piano).
  • Edvard Grieg


    Performer: Penelope Thwaites (piano).
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Creation - Achieved is the glorious work

    Performer: Christopher Hogwood. Performer: Choir of New College Oxford. Performer: Emma Kirkby. Performer: Michael George. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music. Performer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.104 in D 'London': Finale

    Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
  • Thomas Arne

    Overture No. 3 in G

    Director: Christopher Hogwood. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Australian Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS.


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