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BBC Singers - JAM on the Marsh

The BBC Singers and conductor Michael Zaugg perform the world premiere of Rory Boyle's Songs from the Marshes as part of the 'JAM on the Marsh' festival in Kent.

The BBC Singers perform one of the greatest of choral works, Rachmaninov's Vespers, first performed in 1915, as part of the JAM on the Marsh festival's commemoration of World War I. Canada-based, Swiss conductor Michael Zaugg makes his BBC Singers and JAM on the Marsh debut conducting the Rachmaninov and a world premiere, Songs from the Marshes, by Scottish composer Rory Boyle. This Festival Commission has words about the Romney Marsh, Kent and local community by the outstanding poet, Claudia Daventry.

Sergei Rachmaninov: Vespers (All-night vigil) Op.37
Rory Boyle: Songs from the Marshes (WORLD PREMIERE)

BBC Singers
Michael Zaugg - conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Rory Boyle

    Songs from the Marshes

    Performer: BBC Singers. Performer: Michael Zaugg.
  • Lennox Berkeley

    Trio in F Major Op.44 for horn, violin and piano

    Performer: New London Chamber Ensemble.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers (All-night vigil)

    Performer: BBC Singers. Performer: Michael Zaugg.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of Travel (nos. 1 & 2)

    Singer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Anna Tilbrook.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Maximillian Steinberg

    Arise, O God (excerpt, Vespers of Great (Easter) Saturday)

    Performer: Cappella Romana. Performer: Alexander Lingas. Singer: Theodor Dumitrescu. Singer: Rebekah Gilmore.
    • Steinberg: Passion Week/Capella Romana.
    • Cappella Romana.
    • 10.
  • Georgy Sviridov

    On the green bank (Night Clouds)

    Author: Alexander Blok. Choir: Moscow New Choir. Conductor: Elena Rastvorova.
    • Sviridov: Songs of Troubled Times.
    • OLYMPIA.
    • 19.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Singers


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