The BBC has announced that it has a sustainable plan for the future of the BBC Singers, in association with The VOCES8 Foundation.
The threat to reduce the staff of the three English orchestras by 20% has not been lifted, but it is being reconsidered.
See the BBC press release here.

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Arcoverde and cocoWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:44:13Duration 00:03:59 Link
AzulaoWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:06:36Duration 00:08:30 Link
Cavafy (trans Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard)Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:09:22Duration Link
Cavafy (trans Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard)Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:40:03Duration Link
Coco Raizes and clog dancingWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:48:13Duration 00:05:59 Link
Cowboys in the desertWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:54:13Duration 00:04:15 Link
Decline of ForroWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:17:07Duration 00:05:40 Link
ForroWorld Routes2008-12-2715:00Duration 00:06:35 Link
Goethe (trans Stephen Plunkett)Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:56:02Duration Link
Homer (trans by George Chapman)Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:04:55Duration Link
J Borges and his workWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:40:22Duration 00:03:50 Link
KeatsWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:01:12Duration Link
MarloweWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:23:06Duration Link
Matthew ArnoldWords and Music2008-12-2822:1501:07:12Duration Link
Plato (trans Benjamin Jowett)Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:45:19Duration Link
Racine (trans by Robert Bruce Boswell)Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:47:00Duration Link
ShakespeareWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:29:04Duration Link
TennysonWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:15:50Duration Link
W. H. AudenWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:31:41Duration Link
Walmir SilvaWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:29:36Duration 00:10:45 Link
World's biggest open air theatreWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:22:48Duration 00:06:47 Link
YeatsWords and Music2008-12-2822:1501:01:15Duration Link
Anon (artist)Play of DanielDiscovering Music2008-12-2817:00Duration Link
Anton BrucknerOs iustiBreakfast2008-12-3107:0001:37:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Antonio VivaldiConcerto Grosso in A minor Op3/8Breakfast2008-12-3107:0002:36:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Azulão (artist)Dona TeresaWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:14:02Duration 00:03:06 Link
Azulão (artist)Dor de CotoveloWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:19:45Duration 00:03:02 Link
Benjamin BrittenStart of Phaedra to "I want your sword's spasmodic final inch"Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:50:30Duration Link
Carl Maria von WeberPreciosa OvertureBreakfast2008-12-3107:0000:03:00Duration 00:09:01 Link
Coco Raizes (artist)AbelhaWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:51:30Duration 00:02:42 Link
Coco Raizes (artist)Balanco da canoaWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:46:04Duration 00:02:18 Link
Dmitri KabalevskyColas Breugnon OvertureBreakfast2008-12-3107:0001:31:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Franz SchubertAndante from String Quartet No 13 in A minor D804Breakfast2008-12-3107:0000:34:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Frédéric ChopinPolonaise-Fantaisie in A flatBreakfast2008-12-3107:0002:12:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Georges BizetToreadors Song from CarmenBreakfast2008-12-3107:0001:20:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Hector Berlioz'Harold aux montagnes', 1st mvt of Harold in ItalyComposer of the Week2008-12-3012:00Duration Link
Hector Berlioz'Marche Funèbre' - 1st mvt of Grand symphonie funèbre et triomphaleComposer of the Week2009-01-0113:00Duration Link
Hector Berlioz'Écot de joyeux compagnons (Histoire d'un rat)', from Huit scènes de Faust, op.1Composer of the Week2008-12-3012:00Duration Link
Hector Berlioz3 songs from Neuf Mélodies (later titled Irlande)Composer of the Week2008-12-3112:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozExtract from 'Tuba mirum' section of Grande Messe des Morts [1837]Composer of the Week2008-12-2912:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozExtract from Romeo & Juliette, op.17Composer of the Week2008-12-3012:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozLa mort de CléopatreComposer of the Week2009-01-0113:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozLes Troyens, Act I, no.11 - Finale; Marche TroyenneComposer of the Week2009-01-0212:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozLes Troyens, Act I, nos 2 (pt)-3Composer of the Week2009-01-0212:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozLes Troyens, Act IV, scene 2, nos 35-37Composer of the Week2009-01-0212:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozLes nuits d'été (pno version)Composer of the Week2008-12-3112:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozMesse solennelle [1824-5] All parts excluding the Offertory motetComposer of the Week2008-12-2912:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozTristiaComposer of the Week2009-01-0113:00Duration Link
Hector BerliozZaïdeComposer of the Week2008-12-3112:00Duration Link
Henri DuparcL'invitation au voyageWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:11:31Duration Link
Herbert Lucena (artist)Balanca BoeiroWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:07:54Duration 00:03:14 Link
Igor StravinskyPrologue to Apollon MusageteWords and Music2008-12-2822:1501:02:18Duration Link
Jacques OffenbachCouplets des Rois from La belle HeleneWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:20:22Duration Link
Johann Sebastian BachAllegro from Concerto for harpsichord and strings in A major, BWV 1005Breakfast2008-12-3107:0001:03:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Joseph Haydn (artist)Dann bricht der grosse Morgen an from The SeasonsBreakfast2008-12-3107:0002:06:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Jules Massenet (artist)Scenes pittoresquesBreakfast2008-12-3107:0001:42:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Leonard BernsteinAgathon from Serenade (after Plato's Symposium)Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:40:32Duration Link
Ludwig van BeethovenAllegro con brio from Symphony no 5 in C minorBreakfast2008-12-3107:0000:17:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Ludwig van BeethovenLeonore Overture No 1Breakfast2008-12-3107:0000:42:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Luiz Gonzaga (artist)A Feira de CaruaruWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:04:58Duration 00:01:27 Link
Luiz Gonzaga (artist)Danado de BomWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:01:38Duration 00:00:56 Link
Maciel Melo (artist)Brasil PernambucoWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:43:33Duration 00:00:40 Link
Maurice RavelLever du jour from Daphnis et Chloe, Lever du jour from Daphnis et ChloeWords and Music2008-12-2822:15Duration Link
MAW (artist)OdysseyWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:06:55Duration Link
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsNorfolk Rhapsody No 1 in E minorBreakfast2008-12-3107:0001:08:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
Richard StraussEnd of An dem Baum DaphneWords and Music2008-12-2822:1501:09:05Duration Link
Richard StraussZweite Brautnacht from Die Agyptische HeleneWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:24:24Duration Link
Schubert (artist)GanymedeWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:57:17Duration Link
Tippett (artist)O rich-soiled land from King PriamWords and Music2008-12-2822:1500:35:01Duration Link
Tippett (artist)Start of King Priam ("War! War!")Words and Music2008-12-2822:1500:30:13Duration Link
Unknown cowboys (artist)Improvisation about the World Routes teamWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:56:29Duration 00:01:59 Link
Waldir Silva (artist)Casa de MarocaWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:36:34Duration 00:02:57 Link
Waldir Silva (artist)Improvisation for Paulo AndreWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:32:03Duration 00:01:49 Link
Waldir Silva (artist)Nesse coco eu mao brinco maisWorld Routes2008-12-2715:0000:27:30Duration 00:02:05 Link
William WaltonWhat cheerBreakfast2008-12-3107:0000:31:00Duration 00:16:00 Link
York BowenToccataBreakfast2008-12-3107:0000:12:00Duration 00:04:22 Link