4 BBC SINGERS

, Start Time: 13:00, End Time: 14:00 St Magnus Cathedral Broad Street, Kirkwall KW15 1NX

Sofi Jeannin Conductor

Frank Martin Mass for Double Choir
Anders Hillborg Muoayiyoum
Paul Crabtree New Work *World Première*
Peter Maxwell Davies The House of Winter

A rare treat from the BBC Singers, bringing a masterpiece of the choral repertoire to the lunchtime concert. Frank Martin’s Mass has a luminous quality which is profoundly beautiful and, though written in the 1920s, was kept in a bottom drawer by the composer for 40 years. Hillborg’s work exploits the virtuoso technique of the choir in a work whose sounds go beyond text setting whilst Paul Crabtree’s new work, premiered here, provides reflections on Stanley Spencer paintings with biblical texts. Music by Maxwell Davies completes the programme with his Mackay Brown settings reflecting the Orkney winter.

Tickets £25 £20 £11 Concessions £19 £15 £8

Duration 1 hour

 

Location Map

St Magnus Cathedral

Broad Street KW15 1NX

Tel: 01856 874894

I, Pilgrim

19:30 - 20:50 , Kirkwall

BBC SINGERS

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

The Story of Magnus Erlendsson

19:00 - 20:15 , Kirkwall

Edinburgh Quartet

14:30 - 16:30 , Stromness

Hear My Music & The Assembly Project

15:30 - 16:30 , Kirkwall

Gildas Quartet

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

Excursion: Alison McNeill & Sasha Savaloni

14:15 - 17:15 , Dounby

Excursion: Mhairi Lawson & Elizabeth Kenny

14:45 - 18:00 ,

Songs, Chants & Laments

22:00 - 23:10 , Kirkwall

New Music, New Directions

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

I, Pilgrim

19:30 - 20:50 , Kirkwall

BBC SINGERS

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

The Story of Magnus Erlendsson

19:00 - 20:15 , Kirkwall

The Norwegian Radio Orchestra & Festival Chorus

19:30 - 21:30 , Kirkwall

Singers' Masterclass: Mhairi Lawson

15:00 - 17:00 , KIRKWALL

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices

22:00 - 23:00 , Kirkwall

Excursion: Mhairi Lawson & Elizabeth Kenny

14:45 - 18:00 ,

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland: Song by Song

15:00 - 17:00 , Stromness

Bergen Domkor

19:00 - 21:00 , Kirkwall

Festival on Tour: Bergen Domkor

14:30 - 16:30 , Stronsay

BBC SINGERS

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

St Magnus Composers’ Competition Winners Concert

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

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