David Hill Double

Two opportunities to hear choral maestro David Hill on BBC Radio 3’s Performance on Three for consecutive nights in April: He conducts the specialist forces of The BBC Singers for the Fauré Requiem on April 20 (from 19.00) accompanied by chamber ensemble in his own new arrangement; The following evening, April 21, at 18.00 Radio 3 broadcasts a seasonal performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion with David Hill and the forces of The Bach Choir, Florilegium and soloists James Gilchrist, Jeremy White, Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Ben Hulet and Roddy Williams. See The Bach Choir’s trailer for the live performance at http://www.thebachchoir.org.uk/video100411.php. You can listen live, and for 7 days afterwards, (via UK  IP addresses) at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/bbc_radio_three.