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Prom 48 repeat: A Patchwork Passion

The story of the Crucifixion told through five centuries of music. Sofi Jeannin conducts the BBC Singers and City of London Sinfonia at the Proms.

Afternoon on 3 - with Penny Gore

Another chance to hear the BBC Singers with Chief Conductor Designate Sofi Jeannin and the City of London Sinfonia in Passiontide music from the last five centuries.

Together they tell the familiar Passion story as you've never heard it before, moving from the earliest-known responsorial setting by Johann Walter (1496-1570) through Passion music by Schütz, Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn and Stainer, right up to contemporary settings by Sofia Gubaidulina and Sir James MacMillan.

Thomas Elwin (tenor)
Oliver Johnston (tenor)
David Shipley (bass)
BBC Singers
City of London Sinfonia
Sofi Jeannin (conductor)

Producer Janet Tuppen.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Walter

    'Höret an das Leiden unser's Herrn Jesu Christi' from German Passion after St Matthew

    Singer: Christopher Bowen. Singer: David Shipley. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    St Luke Passion SWV 480 (excerpt)

    Singer: Christopher Bowen. Singer: David Shipley. Singer: Tom Raskin. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion BWV 244 (excerpt)

    Singer: Christopher Bowen. Singer: David Shipley. Singer: Thomas Elwin. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Brockes-Passion (excerpt)

    Singer: David Shipley. Singer: Helen Neeves. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    St Matthew Passion, H782 (excerpt)

    Singer: Christopher Bowen. Singer: David Shipley. Singer: Thomas Elwin. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia.
  • Carl Loewe

    Little Passion Music (excerpt)

    Singer: Helen Neeves. Singer: Rebecca Lodge. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia.
  • John Stainer

    Processional to Calvary - Fling wide the gates! from The Crucifixion

    Orchestrator: Barry Rose. Singer: Thomas Elwin. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Charles Wood

    My God, I love Thee from St Mark Passion

    Singer: Emma Tring. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Das Gebot des Glaubens [The Commandment of Faith] from St John Passion

    Singer: David Shipley. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Arvo Pärt

    The Crucifixion and the rending of the garments from Passio (St John Passion)

    Singer: Emma Tring. Singer: Rebecca Lodge. Singer: Jamie W. Hall. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit from Seven Last Words from the Cross

    Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ach Herr, lass dein lieb Engelein from St John Passion, BWV 245

    Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Juliana Niu

    Proms Inspire: A Short Fantasy

    Performer: John Reid.

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Performer BBC Singers

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