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As part of Radio 3's focus on young artists, John Rutter conducts the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir and Orchestra in choral music written for Holy Week alongside his own Requiem.

As part of Radio 3's focus on young artists, John Rutter conducts the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir in choral music written for Holy Week by Monteverdi, Tallis, Lassus, Purcell, Lotti, Bruckner and Casals alongside Rutter's own Requiem, composed in 1985 in memory of his father.
Presented from the stage in Royal Birmingham Conservatoire's Bradshaw Hall by Hannah French.

Monteverdi: Christe adoramus te
Lassus: Timor et tremor
Purcell: Remember not, Lord, our offences
Tallis: In ieiunio et fletu
Bruckner: Christus factus est
Casals: O vos omnes
Lotti: Crucifixus

8.10pm
Interval - Six members of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir and Orchestra take us through the kind of music they're enjoying listening to on their current playlists.

8.30pm
John Rutter: Requiem

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Orchestra
John Rutter (conductor)

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2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Christe adoramus te

    Performer: Callum Alger. Choir: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Timor et tremor

    Choir: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Henry Purcell

    Remember not Lord our offences

    Performer: Callum Alger. Choir: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Thomas Tallis

    In ieiunio et fletu

    Choir: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Christus factus est

    Choir: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Pau Casals

    O vos omnes

    Choir: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Antonio Lotti

    Crucifixus

    Performer: Callum Alger. Choir: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Richard David James

    Girl/Boy Song

    Performer: Aphex Twin.
    • WARP RECORDS.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Trio for clarinet, cello & piano in A minor, Op 114 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Martin Frost. Performer: Torleif Thedéen. Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • BIS.
  • Tom Misch

    Lost in Paris

    Performer: Tom Misch. Performer: GoldLink.
    • Geography.
    • Beyond The Groove.
    • 2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Trio in A minor 'Patetica', Op 50 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Leonid Kogan. Performer: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich. Performer: Emil Grigoryevich Gilels.
    • DOREMI.
  • György Ligeti

    String Quartet No 2 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: JACK Quartet.
    • WIGMORE HALL LIVE.
  • Eugène Ysaÿe

    Etude posthume

    Performer: Boris Brovtsyn.
    • QUARTZ.
  • John Rutter

    Requiem

    Choir: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Enrique Granados

    Goyescas (Love and Death)

    Performer: Martin James Bartlett.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Sonata for solo cello in B minor op. 8

    Performer: Andrei Ioniţă.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata op 2, no 12 (Ciacona)

    Ensemble: Le Consort.

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