BBC Singers 2018–19
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.
They call both Milton Court and St Giles' Cripplegate – the Barbican's own parish church – home during the season, and often join the BBC Symphony Orchestra too.
French Baroque Music meets Indian Classical Dance
The BBC Singers and Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin return to Milton Court for a programme of early French music with a twist.
BBC Singers/Sofi Jeannin
On this centenary Remembrance Sunday, British composers Roderick Williams and Bob Chilcott express very personal responses to the tragedy of the First World War.
Singers at Six: Frances-Hoad and Bax
An Advent concert of seasonal British choral works by Arnold Bax and Cheryl Frances-Hoad anticipates Christmas joys to come.
Christmas Carols with Bob Chilcott and John Rutter
‘Mr Christmas’ himself – John Rutter – joins BBC Singers Principal Guest Conductor Bob Chilcott in a concert of Christmas carols with the BBC Singers and BBC Concert Orchestra.
BBC SO Total Immersion: Ligeti – choral music
A concert of Ligeti’s choral works takes the audience from abstraction to emotional intensity, and from cloudy, spectral beauty to bold dissonance.
BBC SO Total Immersion: Lili and Nadia Boulanger - choral
This programme pairs the startlingly beautiful and harmonically daring choral works of Lili Boulanger with music by her sister Nadia.
Singers at Six: Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky
A concert of sacred choral works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky, explores music both for the Russian Orthodox and Christian traditions.
BBC Singers: Israel in Egypt
The BBC Singers are joined by Hungarian conductor Gergely Madaras and The Academy of Ancient Music in a performance of Handel’s Epic oratorio, Israel in Egypt.