St Giles Cripplegate Church

St Giles Cripplegate Church
Fore Street, London, EC2Y 8DA
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Bach Weekend: Motets

No genius exists in isolation, and Johann Sebastian Bach himself praised his cousin Johann Christoph as “the profound composer”. This fascinating programme by the baroque collective Solomon’s Knot puts their music side by side, to revelatory effect. It’s a typically intriguing idea from a group that, as the Financial…

Sat 16 Jun 2018

£17.50

BBC Singers

The BBC Singers is one of the most prestigious vocal ensembles in Britain, with a well-deserved reputation for supporting work by contemporary composers.

Sat 21 Oct

Prices to be confirmed

Total Immersion: BBC Singers perform Julian Anderson. Julian Anderson: My Beloved Spake, O, Sing Unto the Lord, Four American Choruses, Bell Mass, Four American Choruses

Fri 27 Oct

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Singers at Six: Franck & Ravel. César Franck: Quae est ista Maurice Ravel: Chants populaires César Franck: Messe solennelle for three voices Maurice Ravel: Trois chansons César Franck: Alleluia from Choeur de Paques

Sat 27 Jan 2018

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Total Immersion: BBC Singers perform Leonard Bernstein. Leonard Bernstein: Hashkiveinu, Simchu Na, The Lark (French Choruses), Chichester Psalms

…and 2 more dates until 13 Apr 2018

BBC Singers: Total Immersion: Julian Anderson

Nicholas Kok conducts a performance of Anderson's music of massed unaccompanied voices in a programme of sacred works that contains his Bell Mass of 2010.

Sat 21 Oct

£12

BBC SO Total Immersion: Leonard Bernstein - choral music

Leonard Bernstein’s most-popular choral work combines a commission for an Anglican cathedral with his own fascination with his Jewish heritage. These two elements are explored separately in his early setting of the Jewish Sabbath evening service, Haskkiveinu, for tenor soloist with choir and organ and his version of the…

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£12

Singers at Six: Elgar

Edward Elgar’s feeling for poetry, and particularly the poetry of his own time, stimulated his composition. And while many of his choral works were written on a grand scale, he left a substantial body of small works, many of them written as test pieces for the then very popular choral competitions. Tonight’s BBC Singers…

Fri 13 Apr 2018

£10

Singers at Six: Finzi and Bairstow

Paul Spicer, founder of the Finzi Singers and a great champion of the composer’s music, guest-conducts the BBC Singers. The concert places four of Finzi’s most enduring settings of some magnificent English poetry alongside Edward Bairstow’s masterpiece Let all mortal flesh and To Daffodils by Ernest Farrar (killed in 1918…

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£10

Singers at Six: Franck and Ravel

A concert to set the mood for the evening’s mainly French programme from the BBC SO: two generations of Paris’s most influential composers writing for massed voices and creating sonorities that could come from no other country but France. Ravel’s diaphanous vocal writing is interleaved with the richer, darker colours of…

Fri 27 Oct

£10

So Percussion: From Out a Darker Sea

The coal industry long formed the backbone of towns and cities across England. Entire communities sprang into existence as fervent mining activity fuelled the industrial revolution. Integrating art, photography, film and an original musical soundtrack performed live, So Percussion – whose repertoire ranges across Cage…

Fri 24 Nov

£15

Sat 25 Nov

£15

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