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The St. Michael's Singers
The BBC Orchestra
Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Harold Darke
Stanley Riley (baritone) (Soloist, STANLEY RILEY )The St. Michael's Singers were founded in 1919 with the object of giving those who are engaged in daily work in the City of London an opportunity of taking part in, and listening to, performances-of the best choral music both accompanied and a cappella ; and especially to give annual performances of J. S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio and St. John Passion. Since then the Society has developed, and its influence has extended far beyond the boundaries of the City. The ' Singers ' are strictly limited to eighty picked voices, who rehearse weekly during the whole year . In addition to the special annual Bach performances, they hold an annual four days' Musical Festival each November.
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