The BBC Singers
The BBC Singers hold a unique position in British musical life. Performing everything from Byrd to Birtwistle, Tallis to Takemitsu, their versatility is second to none. The choir’s unrivalled expertise in performing the best of contemporary music has brought about creative relationships with some of the most important composers and conductors of the 20th and 21st centuries, including Poulenc, Britten, Judith Bingham and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. The BBC Singers’ 2017–18 season is as thrilling and diverse as ever. A ﬁfth season of concerts in London’s newest concert venue, Milton Court Concert Hall, includes Birtwistle’s The Moth Requiem with Martyn Brabbins, Bach’s St Matthew Passion with Nicholas Mulroy and Brindley Sherratt, and an all–Handel concert led by Soﬁ Jeannin. The Singers at Six series of early–evening concerts in the atmospheric surroundings St Giles’ Cripplegate continues into the 2017–18 season with music by Elgar, Finzi, Franck and Ravel.
In demand as a soloist, recent engagements include performances at music festival’s in York, Canterbury, Spitalfields and Malta. Working with composers from across the country, Sam’s interest in promoting new music has led him to premier several works for piano and saxophone. Additionally, his recent collaboration with Siglo de Oro has so far resulted in fifteen new commissions for a-cappella choir with solo saxophone. These have recently been recorded by Delphian Records and represent a considerable expansion of the existing repertoire for choir and saxophone. The fusion of saxophone and choir also reflect Sam’s secondary work as a vocalist.
Cost: £20 Adults & Senior Citizens/ £10 Students, Jobseekers & Registered Disabled
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University of Hull
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