St Magnus Festival 2014
A concert given by the BBC Singers at St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney at the 2014 St Magnus Festival. With a birthday tribute to the festival's founder, Peter Maxwell Davies.
BBC Singers at 2014 St Magnus Festival
Recorded in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney, a concert given by the BBC Singers as part of the 2014 St Magnus Festival. The programme includes a birthday tribute to the festival's founder - Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, who celebrated his 80th birthday last year - as well as music by Italian and Norwegian composers - reflecting two of the festival's themes.
Peter Maxwell Davies: A Hoy Calendar; One star at last
Edvard Grieg: Ave Maris stella
John Tavener: The Lamb; Song for Athene
Per Norgard: Wie ein Kind
Goffredo Petrassi: Nonsense
Cole Porter, arranged Richard Rodney Bennett: Ev'ry time we say goodbye
David Hill (conductor).