Chilcott, Bob


Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

Read about Bob Chilcott on his own website.   And in Wikipedia.

Bob Chilcott, whose Missa Cantate, Pange Lingua and Sun Dance are featured as a part of Jusqu’aux oreilles 2007, started his career as a chorister and choral scholar at King’s College, Cambridgeand went on to be a long-time member of the King’s Singers before turning full-time to composing and conducting.

Pie Jesu from Gabriel Fauré, Requiem, Robert Chilcott (treble) (Choir of King's College Cambridge), David Willcocks conducting.  Robert was 12 years old.  

Pie Jesu Domine,
Dona eis requiem. . . sempiternam 
O sweet Lord Jesus,
Grant them rest. . . eternal rest. 
 
 

Click to go to the entire performance of Fauré, Requiem.

 

In 2004 he travelled to Taiwan to coach and conduct the Taipei Chamber Singers. Click to see and hear him conducting his arrangements of Every Time I Hear the Spirit, And So It Goes, and All My Trials.   

Click to hear Chilcott's arrangement of Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen performed by the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir.

RSCM = Royal School of Church Music.