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Classics for Advent

Jamie celebrates the start of Advent with a special Album of the Week from the Choir of Kings College London and violinist Kate Miguda chooses her My Music.

Jamie celebrates the start of Advent with a special Album of the Week from the Choir of Kings College London. Violinist Kate Miguda chooses her My Music and Jamie has news of some of the best festive concerts to see in December. As well as music from the award-winning Pavel Haas quartet, Nicola Benedetti and one of Anna Meredith’s favourite composers, Emily Hall.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Georges Bizet

    L'Arlésienne Suite No 1 (Minuetto)

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy.
    • Bizet: Carmen Suites/Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 6, BWV 1051 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Norie Takahashi. Performer: Björn Lehmann.
    • Bach/Reger: Transcriptions For Piano Duo.
    • audite.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.82 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Shostakovich Glazunov.
    • Decca.
    • 008.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Harmoniemesse (Agnus Dei)

    Singer: Malin Hartelius. Singer: Judith Schmid. Singer: Christian Elsner. Singer: Franz-Josef Selig. Choir: Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Haydn: Mass in B-Flat Major "Harmoniemesse" & Menuetto from Symphony No. 88 in G.
    • BR-Klassik.
    • 106.
  • Trad.

    O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

    Performer: Michael Butterfield. Choir: Choir of King’s College, London. Director: Joseph Fort.
    • Advent Carols From King's College London.
    • Delphian.
  • Scott Twynholm

    In The Ink Dark (Wandering and Waiting)

    Performer: Scott Twynholm. Performer: Daniel Meszoly. Performer: Kate Miguda. Performer: Elaine Koene. Performer: Iain McHugh.
    • In The Ink Dark.
    • Self Distributed.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Peter Grimes

    Librettist: Charles Montagu Slater. Performer: Alan Oke. Performer: Giselle Allen. Orchestra: Britten Pears Orchestra. Choir: Chorus of Opera North. Choir: The Chorus of Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Conductor: Steuart Bedford.
    • Peter Grimes.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Ceremony Of Carols (There Is No Rose)

    Performer: Sioned Williams. Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Britten: A Ceremony Of Carols/Missa Brevis.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Aziz Ibrahim.
    • Risonanze.
    • FHR.
  • Benedict Morris

    Live Performance Young Trad 2019

    • N/A.
    • N/A.
  • Skerryvore

    The Lucky Ones

    • World Of Chances.
    • 2012 Tyree Records.
    • 11.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Sleigh with Little Bells; The Drummer (Musical Toys)

    Performer: Béatrice Rauchs.
    • Gubaidulina: Piano Works.
    • BIS.
    • 15.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Canite Tuba

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, London. Director: Joseph Fort.
    • Advent Carols From King's College London.
    • Delphian.
  • Trad.

    Christmas Tree Quadrille (No. 1)

    Ensemble: The Wallace Collection.
    • The Wallace Collection's Victorian Christmas.
    • JVC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor Op. 5 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Nelson Goerner.
    • Brahms: Sonata Op 5 / Variations On A Theme By Paganini.
    • Alpha Classics.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 5 in C minor Op 67 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marek Janowski.
    • Beethoven Symphonies 5 & 6.
    • Pentatone.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker, Op. 71: Overture

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra.
    • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker - Symphony No. 4.
    • Mariinsky.
    • 1.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    Advent Moon

    Performer: Michael Butterfield. Choir: Choir of King’s College, London. Director: Joseph Fort.
    • Advent Carols From King's College London.
    • Delphian.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    String Quartet No 8 in C Minor, Op 110 (5th mvt)

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • Shostakovich String Quartets 2, 7 & 8.
    • Supraphon.
  • Emily Hall

    Instrumental (Folie à deux)

    Performer: Emily Hall. Performer: Ruth Wall.
    • Folie A Deux.
    • Bedroom Community.
    • 003.
  • Leonora Duarte

    Two Sinfonias in 5 Parts

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • Birds On Fire - Jewish Music For Viols.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 10.
  • Charles Wesley

    Lo! He Comes With Clouds Descending

    Composer: Thomas Olivers. Performer: Michael Butterfield. Music Arranger: Joseph Fort. Choir: Choir of King’s College, London. Director: Joseph Fort.
    • Advent Carols From King's College London.
    • Delphian.
  • Henryk Mikolaj Górecki

    Three Pieces in Old Style (No 3)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yuri Ivanovich Simonov.
    • Górecki: Symphony 3.
    • TRING.
    • 6.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Sibelius: The Maiden in the Tower.
    • BIS.
    • 11.

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