Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Accent, Karen Gibson
Sara Mohr-Pietsch talks to digital vocal group Accent and award-winning choral conductor Karen Gibson. Plus Meet My Choir: Suffolk Singers and Bernstein's Chichester Psalms.
This week Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores a different way to sing together with innovative digital vocal group Accent, whose six members live in five different countries. At half past four, Suffolk Singers, an amateur choral group who love cakes and singing, introduce themselves. Fresh from winning BBC Gospel Choir of the Year, the multiple choir conductor and workshop leader Karen Gibson talks to Sara about the choral music that inspires her, and at five pm Sara's choral classic is one of the twentieth century's most brilliant and technically challenging works, Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms.
First broadcast 04/01/2015.