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01Ebu Day Of Holy Week Music 201120120408
01Ebu Day Of Holy Week Music 201120110417Radio 3 makes its annual journey around the European Broadcasting Union countries to celebrate music for Holy Week.
This year begins with a concert from the historic Basilica in Montserrat, Spain, for choral and organ music from the 16th to the 18th centuries, along with a contemporary premiere by Bernat Vivancos.
This is followed by a live performance from the Concertgebouw in Amserdam of Bach's mighty St.
John Passion.
Then on the other side of the world in Sydney, the old and the new are combined in a concert including Arvo Part's Berlin Mass.
Belgium's contribution is a rare chance to hear Carl Heinrich Graun's Der Tod Jesu, before we join our own BBC Singers in London for a concert of English Choral music, including a premiere by Francis Pott.
Presented by Louise Fryer.
12pm A concert of choral and organ music from the historic Montserrat Basilica in Spain.
Victoria: Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae - Responsoria ad Matutinum - extracts
Miquel López: Exercise on echos and counter-echos, for solo organ
Joan Cererols: Offertory: Missa pro defunctis, for seven-part chorus
Narcís Casanoves: Tradiderunt me
Narcís Casanoves:Judas mercator pessimus
Fernando Sor: O Crux
Bernat Vivancos: El davallament de la creu (The Descent from the Cross) - Premiere
Mercè Sanchís, organ
Josep Borràs, bassoon
Eudald Buch, second organist
Escolania de Montserrat and Chapel
Bernat Vivancos, conductor
1.15pm Live from the Concertgebouw in, Amsterdam; The Dutch contribution to the Day is a long-standing event in the Concertgebouw's calendar.
Bach: St John Passion, BWV.245
James Gilchrist, tenor, Evangelist
Thomas Bauer, bass, Christ
Henriette Bonde-Hansen, soprano
Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, tenor
Florian Boesch, bass
Netherlands Radio Choir
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor.
Radio 3 makes its annual journey around the world to hear music to celebrate Holy Week.
01Ebu Day: Music For Holy Week20150329Ian Skelly presents the European Broadcasting Union's annual day of music to mark Holy Week, with live and pre-recorded concerts from the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Britain, Poland, the USA and Germany. We begin with Bach's St John Passion live from Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, starring Michael Schade and Andrew Foster-Williams and conducted by Richard Egarr.
1.15pm - NETHERLANDS: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam - LIVE
BACH St John Passion
Evangelist - Michael Schade (tenor)
Christ - Andrew Foster-Williams (bass baritone)
Carolyn Sampson (soprano)
Ann Hallenberg (contralto)
Benjamin Hulett (tenor)
Christopher Purves (bass)
Netherlands Chamber Choir
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Richard Egarr (conductor)
Part 2 of the day's broadcast follows at 5pm, when we go live to the Great Hall in Plzen for a performance of Jan Jakub Ryba's Stabat Mater before heading back home for Gabriel Jackson's Passion, performed by the BBC Singers under David Hill. Then at 7.30 it's live to Warsaw for a programme of Passion music from 13th and 14th century Paris and Stary Sacz sources, performed by Ensemble Peregrina. As associate members of the EBU, this year the USA take part with highlights from a Bach programme given by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
In Part 3, at 11pm, we round off the day with Dvorak's Stabat Mater with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons.
01Ebu Day: Music For Holy Week, Part 120100328Radio 3 celebrates Holy Week with a day of live and pre-recorded concerts from around Europe.
Including a rare chance to hear Frank Martin's oratorio Golgotha from Madrid, Orthodox chant live from Sofia, Rossini's Stabat Mater from Rome, and Elgar's Dream of Gerontius live from Dresden.
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
12pm Teatro Monumental, Madrid
Frank Martin Golgotha
RTVE Chorus
RTVE Symphony Orchestra
Mathias Bamert (conductor)
2pm Live from Bulgarian National Radio, Sofia
Concert to include Orthodox chant by Dobri Hristov, Peter Tchaikovsky, Pavel Chesnokov and Alexander Kastalski
Seven Saints Choir
Snezhana Grigorova (director)
3pm Live from Grande Nef, Collège des Bernardins, Paris
Palestrina Motets
Allegri Miserere mei
Cardinall's Musick
Andrew Carwood (director).
Fiona Talkington presents part of a Holy Week celebration.
With music by Frank Martin.
02Ebu Day: Music For Holy Week20150329Ian Skelly presents the European Broadcasting Union's annual day of music to mark Holy Week, with live and pre-recorded concerts from the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Britain, Poland, the USA and Germany.
For the second part of our broadcast, we go live to the Great Hall in Plzen for a performance of Jan Jakub Ryba's Stabat Mater before heading back home for Gabriel Jackson's Passion, performed by the BBC Singers under David Hill. Then at 7.30 it's live to Warsaw for a programme of Passion music from 13th and 14th century Paris and Stary Sacz sources, performed by Ensemble Peregrina. As associate members of the EBU, this year the USA take part with highlights from a Bach programme given by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
5pm - CZECH REPUBLIC: Great Hall, Clubhouse, Plzen - LIVE
Jan Jakub RYBA Stabat mater
Christina Johnston (soprano)
Jana Horakova Levicova (mezzo-soprano)
Jaroslav Brezina (tenor)
Roman Hoza (baritone)
Czech Philharmonic Choir, Brno
Pilsen Philharmonic
Vojtech Spurny (conductor)
6.15 - UNITED KINGDOM: St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London
Gabriel JACKSON The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ
Emma Tring (soprano)
Edward Goater (tenor)
BBC Singers
Endymion
David Hill (conductor)
7.30pm - POLAND: Witold Lutoslawski Concert Studio, Polish Radio, Warsaw - LIVE
ANONYMOUS
Breves dies hominis - Rondellus (Paris, 13th century)
Christus factus est. V. Propter quod et Deus - Graduale
Quis tibi Christe meritas - Conductus (Paris, 13th century)
Filip KANCLERZ Homo, vide - Conductus (Paris, 13th century)
Benedicamus Domino (Stary Sacz, 13th century)
Manere/Manere - Motet (Stary Sacz, 13th century)
Serena virginum/Manere - Motet (Paris, 13th century)
O felix hec novitas - Sequence (Cracow, 13th century)
Stella naufragantium Benedicamus - Conductus (Stary Sacz,
Omnia beneficia - Conductus (Stary Sacz, 13th century)
Estampie (instrumental)
Ave nobilis - Conductus (Paris, 13th century)
Benedicamus Domino (, 13th century)
Ensemble Peregrina
8.25pm - USA: Lincoln Center, New York.
BACH Cantata: Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12 (1714)
Erin Morley (soprano)
Phyllis Pancella (mezzo-soprano)
John Tessier (tenor)
Eric Owens (bass-baritone)
Michael Beattie (harpischord/organ)
Yura Lee, Cho-Liang Lin (violins)
Beth Guterman, Mark Holloway (violas)
Fred Sherry (cello)
Timothy Cobb (double bass)
Stephen Taylor (oboe)
Peter Kolkay (bassoon)
Ethan Bensdorf (trumpet)
In Part 3, at 11pm, we round off the day with Dvorak's Stabat Mater with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons.
02 LASTEbu Day Of Holy Week Music 2011201104175pm Over to the other side of the world for a choral concert from Verbrugghen Hall in the Sydney Music Conservatory.
Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa: Second Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday
MacMillan: Tenebrae Responsory for Good Friday: Tradiderunt me
Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa: Third Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday
Pärt: Berlin Mass
Ironwood (instrumental ensemble)
Sydney Chamber Choir
Paul Stanhope, director
6pm A concert from De Bijloke, Ghent featuring Collegium Vocale Ghent.
Carl Heinrich Graun: Der Tod Jesu
Dorothee Mields, soprano
Joanne Lunn, soprano
Thomas Hobbs, tenor
tba, baritone
Collegium Vocale, Ghent
Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin
Daniel Reuss, conductor
8pm To round off the day a live concert from St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, featuring the BBC Singers.
Walton: A Litany
Allain: Ubi caritas
Rubbra: Three Motets for Tenebrae, op.
72
Francis Pott: Jesu, that has me dearly bought (Première; BBC Commission)
Howells: Requiem
BBC Singers
David Hill, director.
Music to celebrate Holy Week, with concerts from Australia, Belgium and Britain.
James Oxley, tenor
Sebastian Noack, bass
02 LASTEbu Day Of Holy Week Music 2011, Part 2
02 LASTEbu Day: Music For Holy Week, Part 220100328Radio 3 celebrates Holy Week with a day of live and pre-recorded concerts from around Europe.
Including a rare chance to hear Frank Martin's oratorio Golgotha from Madrid, Orthodox chant live from Sofia, Rossini's Stabat Mater from Rome, and Elgar's Dream of Gerontius live from Dresden.
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
5pm Basilica of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Rome
Rossini Stabat Mater
Darina Takova (soprano)
Laura Polverelli (contralto)
Vittorio Grigolo (tenor)
Roberto Scandiuzzi (bass)
Rome Opera Chorus
Rome Opera Orchestra
Gianluigi Gelmetti (conductor)
6pm St Nicholas' Church Talinn
Pärt Magnificat
Tüür Triglosson Trishagion
Galina Grigoryeva Nature Morte, two excerpts from 'Triptych for Chorus'
Cyrillus Kreek Excerpts from 'The Psalms of David'
Cyrillus Kreek Three religious folk songs
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Chorus
Daniel Reuss (director)
7pm Live from Semperoper Dresden
Elgar The Dream of Gerontius
Paul Groves (tenor, Gerontius)
Sarah Conolly (contralto, Angel)
John Relyea (bass, Priest)
Chorus of the Dresden State Opera
Dresden Staatskapelle
Colin Davis (conductor)
9pm St John's Chapel, Cambridge
Anon Plainsong processional
Tallis Jesu salvator, saeculi redemptis
Sheppard Media vita
Tallis Miserere nostri
Sheppard Sacris solemniis
Byrd Infelix ego
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers (director).
The conclusion of a Holy Week celebration.
Including Rossini's Stabat Mater from Rome.
03 LASTEbu Day: Music For Holy Week20150329Ian Skelly presents the European Broadcasting Union's annual day of music to mark Holy Week, with live and pre-recorded concerts from the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Britain, Poland, the USA and Germany.
We round off the day with Dvorak's Stabat Mater, performed in Munich by the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons.
11.10pm - GERMANY: Herkulessaal, Munich
DVORAK Stabat Mater
Erin Wall (soprano)
Mihoko Fujimura (mezzo-soprano)
Christian Elsner (tenor)
Liang Li (bass)
Bavarian Radio Chorus
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons (conductor).
201220120401Radio 3 celebrates Palm Sunday with its annual day of live and specially recorded concerts from around Europe in conjunction with the European Broadcasting Union. The day begins with Bach's mighty St Matthew Passion live from the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, with Mark Padmore and Peter Harvey in the roles of the Evangelist and Jesus. Following this, a short concert of Psalms by Meyerbeer and Spohr from the BBC Singers. At 3 o'clock there's a concert form the Prinzregententheater in Munich, where the Bavarian Radio Chorus perform a programme including Arvo Part's Berlin Mass. Antwerp's contribution to the day is a little-known setting by Reinhard Keiser of the Brockes Passion, the influential text of which was written by Barthold Heinrich Brockes exactly 200 years ago. The final concert features the BBC Singers, live from St Paul's Knightsbridge in a programme including Stainer's Crucifixion.
Presented by Louise Fryer.
11.00am LIVE: From the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Bach: St Matthew Passion
Mark Padmore (tenor), Evangelist
Peter Harvey (bass), Christus
Maria Espada (soprano)
Renate Arends (soprano)
Barbara Kozelj (mezzo-soprano)
Ingeborg Danz (alto)
Peter Gijsbertsen (tenor)
Henk Neven (bass)
Netherlands Radio Chorus
National Boys' Choir
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Ivan Fischer (conductor)
2.30pm St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London
Giacomo Meyerbeer: Psalm 91 - Qui in manu Dei requiescit
Elizabeth Poole (soprano)
Rebecca Lodge (mezzo soprano)
Christopher Bowen (tenor)
Adrian Peacock (bass)
BBC Singers
Andrew Carwood (conductor)
Louis Spohr: Psalm 23 - Gott ist mein Hirt op. 85'2
Margaret Feaviour (soprano)
Lynette Alcantara (mezzo-soprano)
Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor)
Andrew Rupp (baritone)
Louis Spohr: Psalm 130 - Aus der Tiefen ruf' ich op. 85'3
Alison Smart (soprano)
Cherith Millburn-Fryer (mezzo-soprano)
Edward Goater (tenor)
Edward Price (bass)
3.00pm From the Prinzregententheater, Munich
Schnittke: Concerto for Chorus a cappella
Bavarian Radio Chorus
Peter Dijkstra (conductor)
Eriks Esenvalds: O Salutaris hostia
Arvo Part: Berlin Mass
Munich Radio Orchestra
4.30pm From AMUZ, Antwerp, Belgium
Reinhard Keiser: The Brockes-passion
Zsuzsi Tóth, soprano, Daughter of Zion / Young Girl 1 / Faithful Soul 1
Jan Van Elsacker, tenor, Evangelist
Peter Kooij, bass, Jesus
Vox Luminis
Les Muffatti
Peter Van Heyghen (conductor)
6.30pm Live from St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London
Ouseley: O Saviour of the world
Stephen Farr (organ)
Paul Brough (director)
Ouseley: Is it nothing to you?
John Goss: O Saviour of the world
Stainer: The Crucifixion
Radio 3's annual celebration of Holy Week with concerts from across Europe.

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