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BBC Singers

The BBC Singers and conductor Sofi Jeannin with music by Finzi, Stanford, Poulenc, Anders Hillborg, Judith Bingham, and the world premiere of Rachel Portman's Earth Song.

A concert given by The BBC Singers and conductor Sofi Jeannin at St Paul’s, Knightsbridge

Presented by Kate Molleson.

Sofi Jeannin conducts the BBC Singers in music by Anders Hillborg, Gerald Finzi, Judith Bingham and CV Stanford, plus the world premiere of Rachel Portman's "Earth Song". The afternoon ends with a further recording by the BBC Singers and Sofi Jeannin of two choral pieces by Francis Poulenc – his Sept Chansons and Chansons Francaises.

2.00pm
Anders Hillborg: Endless Sky
Gerald Finzi: Clear and gentle stream
Judith Bingham: The drowned lovers
Charles Villiers Stanford: The blue bird
Rachel Portman: Earth Song (world premiere)

BBC Singers
Sofi Jeannin, conductor

3.00pm
Francis Poulenc: Sept Chansons
Francis Poulenc: Chansons Francaises

BBC Singers
Sofi Jeannin, conductor

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Anders Hillborg

    Endless Sky

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Clear and Gentle Stream

    Performer: BBC Singers.
  • Judith Bingham

    The Drowned Lovers

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Singer: Jessica Gillingwater.
  • Rachel Portman

    Earth Song

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sept Chansons

    Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Chansons Francaises

    Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Choir: BBC Singers.

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