Breakfast Carol Competition shortlist
Live from BBC Maida Vale, Petroc Trelawny presents the BBC Singers performing the shortlisted entries in this year's Breakfast Carol Competition. Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk
Live from the BBC Maida Vale Studios in London, Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, announcing the six shortlisted entries in the 2019 Radio 3 Breakfast Carol Competition. This year, we challenged amateur composers to create new music for "Go To The Child", a poem by Imtiaz Dharker. The BBC Singers directed by Bob Chilcott perform the shortlisted carols live in the studio, and listeners are invited to vote for the overall winner. To vote for your favourite carol go to bbc.co.uk/radio3. Voting opens from 9am today and closes at 6pm on December 19th, with the winner being announced in Breakfast on Friday December 20th. Also featuring our musical Advent Calendar, the next of our American Portraits, music complementing Radio 3's series, ‘The Way I See It’ and listener requests.