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Proms at … Holy Sepulchre London

Live at the BBC Proms. The BBC Singers and Sofi Jeannin perform Benjamin Britten's Sacred and Profane, Judith Weir's Missa del Cid and Joanna Lee's At this man's hand.

BBC Singers and Sofi Jeannin perform Benjamin Britten's Sacred and Profane, Judith Weir's Missa del Cid and Joanna Lee's At this man’s hand.

Live from The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Holborn, London.
Presented by Ian Skelly.

Programme
William Walton: Where does the uttered music go?
Benjamin Britten: Sacred and Profane
John Ireland: The Holy Boy
Thea Musgrave: Rorate coeli
Elizabeth Maconchy: Three Donne Songs – No. 1: A Hymn to God the Father
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Valiant-for-truth
Judith Weir: Missa del Cid
Joanna Lee: At this man’s hand (BBC commission: world premiere)

BBC Singers
Sofi Jeannin conductor

The BBC Singers and Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin take the Proms to the ‘Musicians’ Church’, Holy Sepulchre London (aka St Sepulchure-without-Newgate), where Proms founder-conductor Henry Wood first learnt the organ and was later laid to rest.
This varied conspectus of 20th-century English choral music opens with the setting of lines by the then Poet Laureate, John Masefield, that Walton composed for the unveiling of the church’s Henry Wood memorial window in 1946, and is brought up to date with a new commission by Joanna Lee, At this man’s hand, setting the verse by Masefield that is inscribed on the window itself.

1 hour, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Where does the uttered music go?

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Sacred and Profane

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • John Ireland

    The Holy Boy

    Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Thea Musgrave

    Rorate coeli

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Three Donne Songs - No. 1: A Hymn to God the Father

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Valiant-for-truth

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Helena Paish

    Twilight

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Judith Weir

    Missa del Cid

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Joanna Lee

    At this man's hand

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Richard Strauss

    Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie etc..
    • LPO.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Andante Spianato e Grande Polonaise Brilliante Op22

    Performer: Mariam Batsashvili.

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