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"The Big Sing"

These two TV programmes were part of The London Chorus’s 2011-2012 season. The programmes saw celebrity guests including Chris de Burgh, Alexandra Burke and Katie Melua join Aled Jones and five thousand singers for festive sing-alongs of favourite carols and songs.


Big Sing

BBC iPlayer

Presenter Aled Jones

Adventist Vocal Ensemble
Brighton Festival Choir
The London Chorus
St Michael’s Singers
Ysgol Pen Barras*
Edinburgh Academy**

Big Sing Orchestra
Leader: Rolf Wilson
Organist: Daniel Moult
Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright

Howard Blake

Howard Blake being interviewed on Songs of Praise “The Big Sing” on Christmas day 2011.

TV 25 December 2011 11am BBC1,
Christmas morning

Songs of Praise “The Big Sing”
The Royal Albert Hall

Chris de Burgh External Site

Christmas Music

  • A Spaceman Came Travelling (de Burgh)
  • On a Christmas Night (de Burgh)
  • Little Donkey
  • Joy To The World!
  • Zither Carol
  • Ding Dong! Merrily On High
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Jingle Bells
  • The Snowman*
TV 01 January 2012 12:50pm BBC1,
New Year’s Day

Songs of Praise “The Big Sing”
The Royal Albert Hall

X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke External Site
Katie Melua External Site

New Year Music

  • Alleluia
  • Praise To The Lord
  • Great Is They Faithfulness
  • Be Thou My Vision
  • In Christ Alone
  • Thine Be The Glory
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Guide Me Oh Thou Great Jehovah
    (Cwm Rhondda)**

Ysgol Pen Barras School


Edinburgh Academy Senior Choir

To see some of our other historic broadcasts and recordings, take a look at our Research Lab page, with a list of material held at the British Library.

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