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Easter at King's Festival: The Dream of Gerontius

Live from King's College, Cambridge, Christopher Robinson conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus and soloists in Elgar's masterpiece, The Dream of Gerontius.

Live from King's College, Cambridge, Christopher Robinson conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus and soloists in Elgar's masterpiece, The Dream of Gerontius, as part of the Easter at King's Festival. First performed in Birmingham in 1900 it has remained one of his most popular and enduring works. Presented by Donald Macleod.

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius

Kathryn Rudge (mezzo)
Brenden Gunnell (tenor)
David Stout (baritone)
Philharmonia Chorus
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Christopher Robinson.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius (Part 1)

    Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Choir: Philharmonia Chorus.
  • William Byrd

    Emendemus in melius

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • William Byrd

    Siderum Rector

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • William Byrd

    Plorans plorabit

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • William Byrd

    Visita, quaesumus Domine

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius (Part 2)

    Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Choir: Philharmonia Chorus.
  • William Kinloch

    A pavion of kinloughes

    Performer: John Kitchen.
    • Kinloche His Fantassie.
    • Gaudeamus.
    • 6.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Lamed (Lamentations of Jeremiah - Good Friday)

    Conductor: Peter Phillips. Choir: Tallis Scholars.
    • Victoria: Lamentations of Jeremiah. The Tallis Scholars.
    • Gimell.
    • 4.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Lamed (Lamentations of Jeremiah - Good Friday)

    Conductor: Peter Phillips. Choir: Tallis Scholars.
    • Victoria: Lamentations of Jeremiah. The Tallis Scholars.
    • Gimell.
    • 5.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Aleph (Lamentations of Jeremiah - Good Friday)

    Conductor: Peter Phillips. Choir: Tallis Scholars.
    • Victoria: Lamentations of Jeremiah. The Tallis Scholars.
    • Gimell.
    • 6.

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