David Hill (organist and conductor)

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David Hill (born on 13 May 1957 in Carlisle, Cumberland), is a choral conductor and organist. Beginning July 2013, he holds an appointment to the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. His most high-profile roles are as Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers since September 2007, and Musical Director of The Bach Choir since April 1998.

He also holds the positions Chief Conductor of the Southern Sinfonia, and Music Director of the Leeds Philharmonic Society.

Hill is President of the Incorporated Association of Organists, succeeding Catherine Ennis.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 Ave Maris Stella / O Quam Gloriosum Tomás Luis de Victoria; Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill 1
1988 Missa Salve regina / Messe solennelle Jean Langlais; The Choir of Westminster Abbey, English Chamber Orchestra Brass Ensemble, James O'Donnell, Andrew Lumsden, David Hill 2
1990 Spem in alium Thomas Tallis; Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill 3
1997 The Dream of Gerontius Elgar; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Waynflete Singers, William Kendall, Matthew Best, Sarah Fryer, David Hill 1
2000 Anthems by Orlando Gibbons Orlando Gibbons; Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill, Robin Blaze, Stephen Varcoe 2
2006 Christmas at St John's The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, David Hill 1
2008 Dies natalis / Farewell to Arms / Two Sonnets Gerald Finzi; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill 1
2012 A Mass of Life / Prelude and Idyll Delius; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill 1
2014 Stabat Mater Herbert Howells; The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill 1
Masterpieces for Organ David Hill 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 BBC Music, Volume 9, Number 1: Vespers (All-Night Vigil) Rachmaninoff; BBC Singers, David Hill 2

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 Requiem Tomás Luis de Victoria; The Choir of Westminster Cathedral, David Hill 2
1995 Requiem, op. 48 / Tantum Ergo, op. 65 no. 2 / Messe Basse / Marie, Mater Gratiae Gabriel Fauré; City of London Sinfonia, David Hill, Westminster Cathedral Choir 1

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