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Major works, sacred and secular, of the choral repertoire from Early Music to Contemporary works, performed by pre-eminent choral ensembles and choirs from around the world.

Bronwen Whyatt


31st May

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  • Dunstable: Sanctus. Tonus Peregrinus/Antony Pitts.
  • Tye: Peccavimus cum patribus nostris. Richard Pinel, org., Magdalen College Choir, Oxford/Bill Ives.
  • Biber: Requiem a 15 in A. Simon Davies, ten., Kai Wessel, alto., Anne Grimm, sop., Els Bongers, sop., Rene Steur, bass, Kees-Jan de Koning, bass, Amsterdam Baroque Orch, Amsterdam Baroque Choir/Ton Koopman.
  • Schubert: Mass No.5 in A flat, D678. Monica Groop, m-sop., Donna Brown, sop., James Taylor, ten., Michael Volle, bar., Oregon Festival Orch, Oregon Festival Choir/Helmuth Rilling.

  • 24th May

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  • Brumel: Lamentations. Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips.
  • Caldara: Stabat Mater. Gerd Turk, ten., Monika Frimmer, sop., Gloria Banditelli, contr., Peter Frank, bass, Capella Agostino Steffani, Westphalian Church Choir/Lajos Rovatkay.
  • Haydn: Mass in D minor, "Nelson", Hob XXII:11. Simon Preston, org., Tom Krause, bar., Helen Watts, contr., Wilfred Brown, ten., Sylvia Stahlman, sop., London SO/Sir David Willcocks.
  • Brahms: Gesange Op.17. Monteverdi Choir/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Tormis: Curse upon iron. Svanholm Singers/Sofia Soderberg Eberhard.
  • Stanhope: Geography songs. Australian Voices Youth Choir/Stephen Leek.

  • 17th May

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  • Monteverdi: Messa a quattro voci da cappella. Royal Chapel European Vocal Ensemble/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Mahler: Symphony No.8 in E flat, 'Symphony of a Thousand'. Gothenburg SO, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Choir, Gothenburg Opera Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Ancell, Noel: A Song of the Republic. Australian Boys' Choir, The Vocal Consort/Noel Ancell.
  • McAlley: A Happy Life. The Vocal Consort, Australian Boys' Choir/Noel Ancell.

  • 10th May

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  • Victoria: Missa pro Victoria. David Drury, org., The Song Company/Michael Noone.
  • Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus in D, RV595. Lausanne CO, Lausanne Vocal Ensemble/Michel Corboz.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV140, Awaken, the voices call to us. Michael George, bass, Ian Bostridge, ten., Susan Gritton, sop., AAM, King's College Choir Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury.
  • Schumann: Jagdlieder, Op.137. Quartettverein Die Rauber, Waldhorngruppe Freischutz, Essen/Gus Anton.
  • Schubert: Psalm 23, D.706. Susan Tomes, pno., BBC Singers/Jane Glover.
  • Whitacre: Light of Gold. Elora Festival Singers/Noel Edison.
  • Whitacre: When David Heard. Elora Festival Singers/Noel Edison.
  • Whitacre, Eric: Little Birds. Leslie De' Ath, pno. Elora Festival Singers/Noel Edison.

  • 3rd May

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  • Traditional (arr. Thomas): Men of Harlech. Jo Scullin, pno., Leslie Ryan, org., Peter Williams, keyboards, Mike Williams, pno., Wyn Pearson, gtr., Morriston Orpheus Choir/Joy Amman Davies.
  • Traditional (arr. Thomas, Meinir): Suo gan. Brandenburg Choir/Paul Dyer.
  • Traditional (arr. Crossin): Auld Lang Syne. Greta Bradman, sop., Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, K.626. Sally-Anne Russell, m-sop., Sara Macliver, sop., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar., Paul McMahon, ten., Cantillation, Orch of the Antipodes/Antony Walker.
  • Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op.78. Carolyn Watkinson, contr., Gewandhaus Orch, Latvija Choir/Kurt Masur.
  • Williams: Somewhere in my memory. Ralph Sharon Quartet, Gumpoldskirchner Children's Choir/Steven Mercurio.
  • Orff: Carmina Burana - Ave formosissima and O Fortuna. Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Orch, Sydney Philharmonia Symphonic Choir/Antony Walker.
  • Williams (arr. Lavender): Hymn To the Fallen, from Saving Private Ryan. Band of the Scots Guard, Staines Songsters/Lt.Col. R J Owen.
  • Vangelis (arr. Yachinov): 1492: Conquest of Paradise. The Red Army Choir/General Viktor Eliseev.

  • 26th April

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  • Gibbons: See, See, The Word is incarnate. Simon Preston, org., King's College Choir Cambridge, Jacobean Consort of Viols/Sir David Willcocks.
  • Gesualdo: "I love you not" - unwished for words!. The Kassiopeia Quintet.
  • Gesualdo: If so slight a word. The Kassiopeia Quintet.
  • Hindemith: When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd. George London, bass-baritone, Louise Parker, contr., New York PO, Schola Cantorum of New York/Paul Hindemith.
  • Koehne: Words About Music. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Vaughan Williams: Bright is the Ring of Words. Jonathan Bradley, pno., Australian Children's Choir/Andrew Wailes.
  • Long: Words of the Sun. Chanticleer/Joseph Jennings.
  • Thompson: The Last Words of David. The Vocal Consort/Noel Ancell.
  • Grainger: After-word. City of London Sinfonia, Joyful Company of Singers/Richard Hickox.

  • 19th April

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  • Gesualdo: Four Motets. Royal Chapel European Vocal Ensemble/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Schubert: Deutsche Messe, D872. Tolz Boys' Choir, Wind Orch/Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden.
  • Dvorak: Moravian Duets, Op.32, B60. Marian Lapsansky, pno., Prague Chamber Choir/Josef Pancik.
  • Bridge: A Prayer. BBC NO of Wales, BBC National Chorus of Wales/Richard Hickox.
  • O'Neill: And I'll Kiss Thee Yet. Justine Favell, pno., Birralee Blokes/Paul Holley.

  • 12th April

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  • Byrd: Infelix ego. ORA/Suzi Digby.
  • Delius: Songs of Farewell. Royal PO, Royal Choral Society/Sir Malcolm Sargent.
  • Elgar: Te Deum and Benedictus, Op.34. Northern Sinfonia, London Symphony Chorus/Richard Hickox.
  • Wesley-Smith: Who Killed Cock Robin?. Penelope Sharpe, sop., David Russell, alto., The Song Company/Roland Peelman.
  • Little: Wasted and Worn, Op. 6 The Stanbery Singers, Paul John Stanbery
  • Little: That time of the Year, Op.2 The Stanbery Singers, Paul John Stanbery
  • Esenvalds: Infelix ego. ORA/Suzi Digby.
  • Harris: Evening Hymn. Exon Singers/Andrew Carwood.

  • 5th April

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  • Anonymous: Palm Sunday Mass. Schola Antiqua/John Blackley.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Savall, Jordi): St. Mark Passion, BWV247. David Szigetvari, ten., Konstantin Wolff, bass-baritone, Marta Matheu, sop., Raffaele Pe, alto., Reinoud van Mechelen, ten. La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Le Concert des Nations, Veus Children's Choir/Jordi Savall.
  • Ireland, John: Vexilla Regis (Hymn for Passion Sunday). Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, James Oxley, ten., Paula Bott, sop., Roderick Elms, org., Teresa Shaw, contr. London SO, London Symphony Chorus/Richard Hickox.


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