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Proms at ... Southwark Cathedral repeat

The BBC Singers and chief conductor David Hill join forces with the Nash Ensemble for the world premiere of Judith Weir's In The Land of Uz at the Proms.

Afternoon on 3 with Catriona Young

Another chance to hear the BBC Singers with Chief Conductor David Hill perform the world premiere of In The Land Of Uz, by the group's Composer In Association, Judith Weir. Joined by tenor Adrian Thompson and The Nash Ensemble, In the Land of Uz is a dramatised reading of the biblical Book of Job, from which all the text is taken.

The BBC Singers also perform Palestrina's masterful Missa 'Confitebor tibi' in the sumptuous acoustic of Southwark Cathedral.

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Offertorium 'Confitebor tibi, Domine'; Missa 'Confitebor tibi'
Judith Weir: In the Land of Uz (BBC commission: world premiere)

Adrian Thompson, tenor
BBC Singers
Nash Ensemble
David Hill, conductor

[First broadcast Saturday 12th August]

Followed by a selection of music by this week's Proms artists.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Motet 'Confitebor tibi, Domine'

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Missa 'Confitebor tibi' (Proms 2017)

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: David Hill.
  • Judith Weir

    In the Land of Uz

    Singer: Adrian Thompson. Performer: Stephen Farr. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: Nash Ensemble. Conductor: David Hill.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Singers