Friday 14th September 2018 marks Sofi Jeannin’s inaugural concert as Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers. Jeannin begins her tenure by opening the new season with a programme of music celebrating French choral repertoire. The concert, to be held at 14:00 at St Paul’s Knightsbridge, includes Antoine Brumel’s Missa ‘Et ecce terrae motus’ as well as Francis Poulenc’s ever-popular Figure humaine. Further forthcoming performance highlights with the BBC Singers include, a collaboration with the Academy of Ancient Music and dancer Aakash Odedra for a vibrant and contemporary interpretation of the dances of Rameau, at Milton Court, London; a tour of Dubai; a concert celebrating the works of Ligeti; a performance of Bob Chilcott’s Move him into the sun paired with the premiere of a new work by Roderick Williams; a tour of Norway, to perform Handel Messiah with the Norwegian Wind Ensemble; and a further collaboration with the Academy of Ancient Music for Bach Christmas Oratorio.
Alongside her work with the BBC Singers, Jeannin has a busy and fulfilling guest career, with future engagement highlights including appearances with the Swedish Radio Chorus, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, NFM Wroclaw, la Maîtrise de Radio France and the Auckland Philharmonia.
For more information on the BBC Singers concert on the 14th September, please click HERE.