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  • Psalm 56 published by Novello

    Bernard Hughes’s setting of Psalm 56, winner of the Elysian Singers’ Psalmfest competition, has been published by Novello & Co.

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  • Elysian Singers performance

    Bernard Hughes’s setting of Psalm 56 has been selected for performance by the Elysian Singers as part of their PsalmFest series on 15 October 2016.

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  • Bernard Hughes CD release

    A new CD of Bernard Hughes’s choral music I am the Song is being released by Signum Records on 1 April 2016.

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  • Radio broadcast

    [ March 6, 2016 12:35 am to March 7, 2016 12:30 am. March 6, 2016 12:35 am to March 7, 2016 12:30 am. ] Bernard Hughes’s choral works The Death of Balder and A Medieval Bestiary will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 6 March 2016

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Radio broadcast

posted March 1, 2016

March 6, 2016 12:35 amtoMarch 7, 2016 12:30 am
March 6, 2016 12:35 amtoMarch 7, 2016 12:30 am

Bernard Hughes’s large-scale choral works The Death of Balder and A Medieval Bestiary will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at 11.35pm on Sunday 6 March 2016, in new performances by the BBC Singers, conducted by Paul Brough.

Both pieces were originally commissioned and premiered by the BBC Singers, based on medieval texts adapted from Kevin Crossley-Holland. The Death of Balder sets a story from the Norse myths as a radio opera, with the singers playing characters in the story, and the choir providing an ‘orchestral’ accompaniment. A Medieval Bestiary sets the vivid medieval book of animals in the Bodleian library as a choral tour de force.

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