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Songs of Praise: Young Chorister of the Year – Boys’ Semi-Final (S2021EP48 BBC One Sun 28 Nov 2021)

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Aled Jones presents the boys’ semi-final of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year competition from Salisbury Cathedral, with judges Lesley Garrett, Howard Goodall and David Grant.

The music featured in the programme includes But Who May Abide from Handel’s Messiah, the Bach/Gounod setting of Ave Maria and Panis Angelicus by Franck.

Two of the choristers sing contemporary works: Chilcott’s Be Thou My Vision and Archer’s My Song Is Love Unknown. Three of the five choristers will be selected to sing in the final on 5 December.

Airdate: Sun 28 Nov 2021 at 13:15 on BBC One

Season 2021 Episode 48

Songs of Praise is a BBC Television religious programme that presents Christian hymns which first aired in October 1961. The first edition was broadcast from the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cardiff, and the series is one of the longest-running of its kind on television anywhere in the world.