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Music for a While

on BBC Radio 3

Michael Berkeley presents the last in the series of invitation concerts to celebrate the 90th birthday of Sir Michael Tippett and to mark the 300th anniversary of Purcell's death.
Susan Gritton (soprano) James Bowman
(countertenor)
Rogers Covey-Crump and Mark Milhofer (tenors) Michael George and Colin Campbell (basses)
Choir of the King's Consort King's Consort
New London Children's Choir
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
Michael Finnissy Glad Day (BBC commission, first performance)
Tippett Crown of the Year
8.10 A portrait of Sir
Michael Tippett 's years at Morley College.
8.30 Purcell Hail, bright
Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day, 1692)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Berkeley
Unknown:
Sir Michael Tippett
Soprano:
Susan Gritton
Soprano:
James Bowman
Tenors:
Mark Milhofer
Tenors:
Michael George
Basses:
Colin Campbell
Unknown:
Michael Tippett

BBC Radio 3

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Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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