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David Hill, Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers, will direct the Charles Wood Singers, the forty-strong festival choir, assisted by Philip Scriven and Judith Gannon. Internationally famous specialist voice coach, Paul Farrington, will conduct workshops and give individual tuition.

The extensive programme for the Singers covers two major concerts, choral evensongs, sung masses and a BBC Radio 3 Broadcast. For a sample of the Charles Wood Singers performing in 2012 and 2013 please follow the links below:

Langlais, Messe Solonnelle (Part I)

Langlais, Messe Solonnelle (Part II)

Wood, O Thou the Central Orb

Stanford, For Lo I Raise Up

Britten, Ceremony of Carols

Vierne, Messe Solonnelle - Kyrie

Vierne, Messe Solonnelle - Gloria

Vierne, Messe Solonnelle - Sanctus

 

There are also some clips of Music for Two Organs, performed by David Hill and Philip Scriven:

Bridge, Adagio in E

Elgar, Nimrod from Enigma Variations

Farrington, Nocturne from Fiesta

Gigout, Grand Choeur Dialogue

Karg-Elert, Harmonie du Soir from Trois Impressions

Mushel, Toccata

Vierne, Carillon de Westminster

Wagner, Die Meistersinger

Widor, Toccata from Symphony No. 5