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Hill, David (organ)

David Hill (organ)

Widely recognised as one of the leading choral directors in the UK, David Hill has held the posts of Director of the Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, Musical Director of The Bach Choir, Chief Conductor of the Southern Sinfonia, Director of Florilegium Choir and Orchestra and Music Director of the Leeds Philharmonic Society.

Born in Carlisle and educated at Chetham’s School of Music he was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists at the age of 17. David Hill's early posts included Master of the Music at Winchester Cathedral (1987-2002), Music Director of The Waynflete Singers (1987-2002) Master of the Music at Westminster Cathedral, Musical Director of the Alexandra Choir (1980-87), Associate Conductor and then Artistic Director of the Philharmonia Chorus (1986-1997). He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Southampton for Services to Music.

He has a broad-ranging discography of over 50 recordings covering repertoire from Thomas Tallis to John Tavener and including the Fauré Requiem and Elgar's Dream of Gerontius. His recording of Victoria's O Quam Gloriosum won a Gramophone Award and he received a Grammy as Chorus Master for Walton's Belshazzar’s Feast on Decca.

David Hill has long-standing relationships with The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers with whom he has conducted a wide range of repertoire. He has also appeared with The Sydney Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Zagreb Philharmonic, Ulster Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, English Chamber Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, The BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Sinfonia 21, the Netherlands Radio Choir and RIAS Kammerchor, Berlin. He made his BBC Proms debut with the world premiere of Sir John Tavener's Song of the Cosmos with The Bach Choir and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in 2001.

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Stanford: Sacred Choral Music
CDS44311/33CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Vierne: Symphony No 2 & Les Angélus
CDH55044Helios (Hyperion's budget label)Download currently discounted
Widor: Symphony No 5
CDH55144Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A Song of Battle  
A Song of Freedom  
A Song of Hope  
A Song of Peace  
A Song of Trust  
A Song of Wisdom  
Bible Songs and Six Hymns, Op 113 (Stanford)
I came forth from the mouth of the Most High  
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills  
If the Lord himself had not been on our side  
Les angélus, Op 57 (Vierne)
Marche pontificale  
O for a closer walk with God  
Organ Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 13 No 1 (Widor)
Organ Symphony No 5 in F minor, Op 42 No 1 (Widor)
Out of the deep have I called unto thee  
Pray that Jerusalem  
Symphony No 2 in E minor, Op 20 (Vierne)
There shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse  
Toccata: Allegro  
Trois Nouvelles pièces, Op 87 (Widor)
When the Lord turned again the captivity of Sion