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Steal Away.


  • Moses Hogan My soul’s been anchored in the Lord · Wade in the water · Elijah Rock
  • Rutter Feel the spirit
  • Tippett Five spirituals from A Child of our Time
  • Will Todd My Lord has come
  • Paul Spicer Steal away

Birmingham Bach Choir 2019 Centenary Season: A heart-melting programme of Spirituals, sung by the renowned Birmingham Bach Choir, directed by Paul Spicer.

An exploration of the negro spiritual  from classic arrangements by the brilliant black American Moses Hogan, to Tippett’s famous spirituals from A Child of our Time, Rutter’s large-scale work based on spirituals called Feel the Spirit, and a new work to the words of one of the most famous spirituals of all, Steal Away, by Paul Spicer. Together they express extraordinarily powerful emotions to stir and melt the heart. 

"Awesomely impressive” & “Stunning…great waves of beautifully phrased eloquence…constant fascination"

Birmingham Post


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