Tuesday - BBC Singers At The BBC Proms Dubai



Katie Derham continues a week presenting performances from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers.


Inspiration in Song

Petroc Trelawny joins the BBC Singers in the Dubai Opera House at the BBC Proms Dubai for a concert recorded last week. The BBC Singers' programme explores settings of texts dealing with the end of life, the tragedy of war, the imminence of death and the encounter of new love.

Finzi: My spirit sang all day

Judith Bingham: Distant Thunder

Parry: My soul, there is a country; Never weather-beaten sail; There is an old belief (Songs of Farewell)

Mohammed Fairouz: Different Ways to Pray

Judith Bingham: The Drowned Lovers

Stanford: The Blue bird

Delius: To Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water

BBC Singers

James Burton (conductor)


Tippett: Dance, Clarion Air

Joanna Marsh: Arabesques

Tippett: Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time

Gershwin (arranged by Richard Rodney Bennett): By Strauss

Cole Porter (arranged by Richard Rodney Bennett): Every time we say goodbye


Katie Derham continues the afternoon with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in music by Benjamin Britten and Judith Weir.

Britten (completed by Colin Matthews): Concerto movement for clarinet and orchestra

Michael Collins (clarinet and conductor)

BBC Symphony Orchestra


Judith Weir: Moon and Star

Martyn Brabbins (conductor).