Concert with BBC Singers (prerecorded)


Event Details

  • Date: Sunday 18th December 2022
  • Time: 10:00pm
  • Venue: BBC Radio 3, United Kingdom

The BBC Singers present a programme of music for the season of Advent, including the world premiere of a new setting by Judith Bingham of one of the Advent ‘O Antiphons’ – the Magnificat antiphons used at vespers on the last seven days of Advent. Commissioned by the BBC to mark Judith Bingham’s 70th birthday, the programme predominately features music by women composers thematically linked to the season of advent.

Judith Weir Drop down ye heavens
Byrd Rorate caeli
Margaret Rizza Ave Generosa
Joanna Marsh In Winter’s House
Bob Chilcott The Pear-Tree Carol
Kerensa Briggs A tender shoot
Judith Bingham O Oriens
Hildegard von Bingen O Frondens virga
Owain Park O magnum mysterium
Eriks Ešenvalds O Emmanuel
Alison Willis There is no rose
Cecilia McDowall Now may we singen

BBC Singers
Owain Park, conductor
Richard Pinel, organ