2010 programme
THURSDAY 27 MAY
8pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
Twentieth-century English Piano Music by Howard Ferguson
(including the Piano Sonata in F minor), Alan Rawsthorne and Lennox Berkeley
Antony Williams (piano) Free
 
FRIDAY 28 MAY
7.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
PARRY: Jerusalem
ALWYN: Derby Day
QUILTER: Serenade
HAVERGAL BRIAN: Shadow Dance
MONTAGUE PHILLIPS: Piano Concerto no.1
MOERAN: Lonely Waters
BOWEN: Symphony no.1
(World Première)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Gavin Sutherland (conductor)
David Owen Norris (piano)
£20
 
SATURDAY 29 MAY
11am
Dorchester Abbey
BLISS: Violin Sonata
(World Première)
WALFORD DAVIES: Sonata in A major
(World Première)
BOWEN: Violin Sonata in E minor, op.112
Rupert Luck (violin)
Matthew Rickard (piano)
£15
2.30pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
PURCELL: Incidental Music to Abdelazer
CARR: A Gentle Music
World Première Performance
ELGAR: Elegy for Strings
GIBBS: Threnody
WARLOCK: Capriol Suite
Orchestra of St Paul’s
Ben Palmer (conductor)
£15
5.15pm
Abbey Guest House
Dorchester
‘Where no-one shall me find ...’ E.J. Moeran and Lonely Waters Barry Marsh £3
7.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
WOOD: Fathom Five
PEARSALL: Lay a garland
STANFORD: Heraclitus
HOLST: I love my love
FINZI: My spirit sang
ELGAR: My love dwelt in a northern land
ELGAR: As torrents in summer
BRIDGE: Five Part-Songs
HOLST: The Coming of Christ
City of London Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor)
£20
9.45pm
Dorchester Abbey
BYRD: Kyrie and Gloria (From the four-part Mass)
TRADITIONAL (arr. Vaughan Williams): Bushes and Briars
PARRY: Love wakes
STANFORD: Hush sweet lute
ANON (English, 15th century): There is no rose
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The sky above the roof
JOHN BENNET: Weep O mine eyes
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fain would I change that note
ENGLISH FOLKSONG (arr. Vaughan Williams): Dives and Lazarus
ENGLISH FOLKSONG (arr. Christopher Le Fleming): O Waly, waly
BYRD: Agnus Dei
ENGLISH FOLKSONG: Searching for Lambs
ENGLISH FOLKSONG (arr. Vaughan Williams): This is the truth
Oxford Liedertafel £10
 
SUNDAY 30 MAY
11am
Silk Hall
Radley College
TOVEY: Air and Variations
ARNELL: Quartet no.3
BRITTEN: Quartet no.1
Tippett Quartet £15
2.30pm
All Saints’ Church
Sutton Courtenay
BRITTEN: Ad majorem Dei gloriam
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Ca’ the yowes
STANFORD The Blue Bird
ELGAR: Go, Song of Mine
BANTOCK: Three Settings of Alfred Hayes
HOWELLS: Requiem
Elysian Singers £15
5.15pm
Abbey Guest House
Dorchester
Holst & Dharma: a composer’s path in life of assimilation, experimentation, gestation and development of ideas Neil Williams £3
7pm
Dorchester Abbey
DELIUS: Hassan
HOLST: Sāvitri
City of Canterbury Chamber Choir
Orchestra Nova
George Vass (conductor)
Janice Watson (soprano)
Mark Chaundy (tenor)
David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)
Paul Guinery (narrator)
£20
9.45pm
Dorchester Abbey
The Murky, Midnight Hour - Ballads of darkness, the supernatural, faeries and, of course - love:
‘At the murky, midnight hour the faerie folk do ride
And those that would their true loves win, at Mile’s Cross they must hide’ (Ballad of Tamlin)
JOGLARESA
Belinda Sykes (voice, director)
Mick Sands (voice, bodhran)
Stuart Hall (fiddle, guitar)
Jean Kelly (harp)
Tim Garside (dulcimer, voice, percussion)
£10
 
MONDAY 31 MAY
11am
Dorchester Abbey
FINZI: Magnificat
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: O how amiable
IRELAND: Five Part-Songs
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Little Cloister
FINZI: Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice
The Syred Consort
Ben Palmer (conductor)
£15
2.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
HOLST: Suite no.1 in E-flat
HOLST: A Moorside Suite (Suite no.2 in F)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Variations for Brass Band
BANTOCK The Frogs
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: English Folk Song Suite
PERCY FLETCHER: An Epic Symphony
Jaguar (Coventry) Band
Dave Lea (conductor)
£15
5.15pm
Abbey Guest House
Dorchester
Sullivan – without Gilbert Robin Wilson £3
7.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
SOMERVELL: Maud
‘Come and Sing’:
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Five Mystical Songs
ELGAR: Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands
David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)
David Owen Norris (piano)
Brian Kay (conductor)
£20