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David Hill

org, *1957 GB
Musician / Conductor of Classical

English organist and choral conductor, born on May 13, 1957 in Carlisle, Cumbria. Educated at Chetham’s School of Music, he was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists at the age of 17. He took an organ scholarship to St John’s College, Cambridge under the direction of Dr George Guest (2). He has been musical director of the Alexandra Choir (1980-1987), master of the music at Westminster Cathedral (1982-1987), associate conductor and then artistic director of the Philharmonia Chorus (1986-1997), music director of The Waynflete Singers (1987-2002), master of the music at Winchester Cathedral (1988-2002) and director of music at St John's College, Cambridge (2003-2007). He is currently Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers since September 2007, Musical Director of The Bach Choir since April 1998, Principal Conductor of the Yale Schola Cantorum since 2013, Associate Guest Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor of the Southern Sinfonia and Music Director of Leeds Philharmonic Society.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Orff: Carmina Burana, Introduction, Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna on Orff: Carmina Burana - Holst: The Planets by Sir Charles Mackerras, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Barber: Agnus Dei (After Adagio for Strings, Op. 11) on Lux Aeterna Motets by David Hill/Winchester Cathedral Choir & David Hill
Orff: Carmina Burana, Pt. 3, Cour d'amours: In trutina on Orff: Carmina Burana - Holst: The Planets by Sir Charles Mackerras, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Pt. 1 (Excerpts): No. 54, O Sacred Head Surrounded by Crown of Piercing Thorn! [Arr. for Choir] on Bach Inspired by The Bach Choir, Faust Chamber Orchestra & David Hill
Jerusalem on Jerusalem: Parry, Stanford & Elgar by Winchester Cathedral Choir, Hubert Parry, Waynflete Singers, Edward Bairstow, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Edward Elgar, David Hill, Charles Villiers Stanford & Patrick Hadley
Cantique de Jean Racine on Fauré: Requiem Op. 48; Messe Basse; Motets; Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Fauré, Westminster Cathedral Choir & David Hill
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Pt. 1 (Excerpts): No. 15, Receive Me, My Redeemer [Arr. for Choir] on Bach Inspired by The Bach Choir, Faust Chamber Orchestra & David Hill
Dona nobis pacem: Agnus Dei on Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem - Sancta Civitas by Ralph Vaughan Williams, David Hill & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
I Was Glad on Jerusalem: Parry, Stanford & Elgar by Winchester Cathedral Choir, Hubert Parry, Waynflete Singers, Edward Bairstow, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Edward Elgar, David Hill, Charles Villiers Stanford & Patrick Hadley
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II: The Queen's Funeral March (Procession) on Purcell: Funeral Sentences by Henry Purcell, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Brandenburg Consort, Baroque Brass Of London & David Hill

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Choral Symphony; St Paul's Voyage To MelitaSir George Dyson, Elizabeth Watts, Caitlin Hulcup, Joshua Ellicott, Roderick Williams, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill2017Album
Requiem & Other Sacred MusicGabriel Fauré, Yale Schola Cantorum, David Hill2017Album
Airplane CantataGabriel Jackson - BBC Singers, Rex Lawson, David Hill, James Morgan2014Album
Stabat Mater - Te Deum - Sine NomineHerbert Howells - Benjamin Hulett, Alison Hill, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill2014Album
A Mass Of Life / Prelude And IdyllFrederick Delius - Janice Watson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Andrew Kennedy, Alan Opie, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / David Hill2012Album
Requiem / MotetsNancy Argenta, Simon Keenlyside, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, David Hill - Gabriel Fauré, Pierre Villette, Jean Roger-Ducasse2012Compil.
Mass for Five Voices with Propers for the Feast of Corpus ChristiWilliam Byrd, Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill2012Album
Sancta Civitas / Donna Nobis PacemRalph Vaughan Williams, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill2010Album
RequiemGabriel Fauré, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Nancy Argenta, Simon Keenlyside, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, David Hill2009Album
The Protecting Veil • The Last Sleep Of The Virgin • Choral MusicJohn Tavener, Steven Isserlis, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, David Hill, David Dunnett2009Compil.
The People Shall Hear! Great Händel ChorusesThe Bach Choir, Carolyn Sampson, Robin Blaze, English Concert, David Hill2009Album
Dies Natalis • Farewell To Arms • Two SonnetsGerald Finzi - James Gilchrist, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill2008Album
Remoter Worlds, Choral Music By Judith BinghamBBC Singers, David Hill, Judith Bingham2008Album
Jongen & Peeters: Choral MusicThe Choir of St. John's College Cambridge, Joseph Jongen, Flor Peeters, Paul Provost, David Hill, Thomas Gould2007Album
Anthems By Orlando GibbonsOrlando Gibbons, Robin Blaze, Stephen Varcoe, Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill2007Album
Choral MusicEdward C. Bairstow, St. John's College Choir, Britten Sinfonia, Roderick Williams, Paul Provost, David Hill2007Album
Hymnus ParadisiHerbert Howells - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill2007Album
Christmas At St John'sSt. John's College Choir, David Hill2006Album
RequiemGabriel Fauré, David Willcocks, Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill2005Compil.
RequiemNancy Argenta, Simon Keenlyside, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, David Hill - Gabriel Fauré2002Album
Missa Salve IntemerataThomas Tallis - Winchester Cathedral Choir / David Hill2001Album
Vespers (All-Night Vigil)Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff2000Album
Requiem (Officium Defunctorum, 1605)Tomás Luis de Victoria2000Album
Christmas Through The AgesPsalmody, The Parley Of Instruments, Peter Holman, The King's Consort, Robert King, Sinfonye, Stevie Wishart, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, A Capella Portuguesa, Owen Rees, Northwest Chamber Orchestra Seattle, Alun Francis, Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill, Sioned Williams, Christopher Herrick, Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best, Polyphony, Stephen Layton, James O'Donnell, Gothic Voices, Christopher Page, The Choir Of St George's Chapel, Christopher Robinson, Roger Judd2000Compil.
Sacred Choral Music Volume 2Charles Villiers Stanford, Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill, Stephen Farr1998Album
Lux AeternaWinchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill1998Album
The Dream Of GerontiusSir Edward Elgar - William Kendall • Matthew Best • Sarah Fryer • Bournemouth Symphony Chorus • The Waynflete Singers • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra • David Hill1997Album
AnthemsJohn Blow - Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley Of Instruments, David Hill1995Album
Carmina BuranaBournemouth Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, David Hill - Carl Orff1995Album
Marcel Dupré Les Vêpres de la Vierge, Op. 18- Vespers Of Our Lady : 25 Antiphons & Versets / Notre-Dame de Paris Gregorian Chant & Grand-OrgueMarcel Dupré / Philippe Lefebvre, David Hill, Mary Berry, The Schola Gregoriana Of Cambridge1995Album
Music For The Funeral Of Queen MaryHenry Purcell - Winchester Cathedral Choir, Baroque Brass Of London ∙ Brandenburg Consort, David Hill1994Album
Thunder Entered HerJohn Tavener - David Hill, Winchester Cathedral Choir1994Album
Thunder Entered HerJohn Tavener - David Hill, Winchester Cathedral Choir1994Album
Zadok The Priest ∙ Four Coronation Antems ∙ Foundling Hospital AnthemGeorg Friedrich Händel, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Brandenburg Consort, David Hill1994Album
Motets By Peter PhilipsPeter Philips, Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley Of Instruments, David Hill1993Album
Music For Ceremonial OccasionsThe London Symphony Orchestra, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, David Hill, Francis Jackson1993Album
O Clap Your HandsRalph Vaughan Williams, Sir William Walton, Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill1992Album
Cathedral MusicThomas Weelkes - Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill1992Album
Jerusalem (I Was Glad • Blest Pair Of Sirens)Charles Hubert Hastings Parry • Charles Villiers Stanford • Sir Edward Elgar, Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill1991Album
The Three MassesWilliam Byrd / Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill1990Album
Cathedral Music By Christopher TyeChristopher Tye - Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill1990Album
Spem In Alium (The 40-part Motet And Other Music)Thomas Tallis, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Winchester College Quiristers, Vocal Arts Chorus, David Hill1990Album
Tenebrae ResponsoriesTomás Luis De Victoria : Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill1989Album
Symphony No 2 · Les AngélusLouis Vierne - David Hill - Gordon Jones1989Album
Missa Papae Marcelli • Missa BrevisGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina / Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill1988Album
Faure Requiem / Messe BasseGabriel Fauré, Westminster Cathedral Choir, City Of London Sinfonia, David Hill1988Album
Missa 'Salve Regina'; Messe SolennelleJean Langlais - Westminster Cathedral Choir / English Chamber Orchestra Brass Ensemble / James O'Donnell / Andrew Lumsden / David Hill1988Album
Fauré : Requiem, Op.48/Tantum Ergo/Messe Basse/Maria, Mater GratiaeGabriel Fauré : Westminster Cathedral Choir / City Of London Sinfonia - David Wilson-Johnson, Aidan Oliver, Harry Escott, David Hill1988Album
Symphonie No. 5 ‧ Marche Pontificale ‧ MystiqueCharles-Marie Widor, David Hill1987Album
RequiemTomás Luis de Victoria / David Hill1987Album
An English ChristmasDavid Hill, Westminster Cathedral Choir1987Album
Organ SpectacularDavid Hill1986Album
A Ceremony Of Carols / Missa BrevisBenjamin Britten / Westminster Cathedral Choir, Sioned Williams, James O'Donnell, David Hill1986Album
Carols From Westminster CathedralWestminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill, James O'Donnell1986Album
O Magnum Mysterium • Ascendens Christus In AltumTomás Luis de Victoria - Westminster Cathedral Choir1986Album
Organ SpectacularDavid Hill1986Compil.
Christmas MusicMichael Praetorius, Westminster Cathedral Choir, The Parley Of Instruments, David Hill1986Album
Treasures Of The Spanish RenaissanceFrancisco Guerrero / Alonso Lobo / Sebastián De Vivanco - Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill1985Album
Missa 'Vidi Speciosam'Tomás Luis de Victoria - Westminster Cathedral Choir 1984Album
Ave Maris Stella • O Quam GloriosumTomás Luis de Victoria - Westminster Cathedral Choir / Hyperion Records Limited1984Album
Coronation Anthems, Utrecht Te Deum & Jubilate, Ode For The Birthday of Queen AnneGeorg Friedrich Händel – Winchester Cathedral Choir, Brandenburg Consort, David Hill, The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Simon PrestonAlbum
Christmas FantasyWinchester Cathedral Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David HillAlbum
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