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Presented by Penny Gore. With the BBC Singers playing Latin American music in concert at St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, plus the BBC Symphony Orchestra performing Berio and Elgar.

Penny Gore continues a week featuring concerts and recordings by the BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme includes the second part of a BBC Singers concert of Baroque and Renaissance Latin American music which they gave at St Paul's Knightsbridge in February. The BBC Symphony Orchestra is joined by Synergy Vocals for a new recording of Berio's Mahler-inspired Sinfonia, and the BBC Singers perform Judith Bingham's Missa Brevis. Finally the BBC Symphony Orchestra round off the programme with Elgar's Symphony No.2 conducted by Sakari Oramo.

2pm
BBC Singers Latin America concert presented by Ian Skelly
Guerrero: Ave virgo sanctissima
Guerrero: Decidme, fuente clara
Padilla: Missa Flos campi
Ortiz: Recercada segunda
Padilla: Missa Flos campi
Padilla: Mirabilia testimonia tua
BBC Singers
St James's Baroque Players
David Hill (conductor)

c.2.30pm
Berio: Sinfonia
Synergy Vocals
BBC SO
Josep Pons (conductor)

c.3.05pm
Bingham: Missa Brevis
BBC Singers
Stephen Farr (organ)
Richard Pearce (conductor)

c.3.25pm
Elgar: Symphony No.2 in E flat major
BBC SO
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • BBC Singers - Latin America

    • Francisco Guerrero

      Ave virgo sanctissima

      Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: David Hill.

      Recorded 26 February 2016 at St Paul's Knightsbridge, London

    • Francisco Guerrero

      Decidme, fuente clara [Canciones y villanescas espirituales, Venice, 1589]

      Orchestra: St James' Baroque.

      Recorded 26 February 2016 at St Paul's Knightsbridge, London

    • Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

      Missa Ego flos campi: Kyrie, Gloria

      Performer: St James' Baroque. Performer: BBC Singers. Performer: David Hill.

      Recorded 26 February 2016 at St Paul's Knightsbridge, London

    • Diego Ortiz

      Recercada no. 2

      Orchestra: St James' Baroque.

      Recorded 26 February 2016 at St Paul's Knightsbridge, London

    • Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

      Missa Ego flos campi: Sanctus, Agnus Dei

      Orchestra: St James' Baroque. Conductor: David Hill. Choir: BBC Singers.

      Recorded 26 February 2016 at St Paul's Knightsbridge, London

    • Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

      Mirabilia testimonia tua

      Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: St James' Baroque. Conductor: David Hill.

      Recorded 26 February 2016 at St Paul's Knightsbridge, London

  • Luciano Berio

    Sinfonia

    Choir: Synergy Vocals. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Josep Pons.

    Recorded 7 December 2012 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Judith Bingham

    Missa Brevis: Videntes Stellam

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: Stephen Farr. Conductor: Richard Pearce.

    Recorded 4 December 2015 at St Giles Cripplegate, London

  • Edward Elgar

    Symphony no. 2 in E flat major Op.63

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 15 January 2016 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Trad.

    Over the sea to Skye

    Music Arranger: Michael Tippett. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Choral Images.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 011.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Singers
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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