2014 programme

 

FRIDAY 23 MAY
4.45pm
Dorchester Village Hall
PRE-CONCERT TALK: ‘A Glory that shines upon our Tears’: Music and Art in the First World War Andrew Neill £4.00
7.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
PARRY: Jerusalem
BOUGHTON: Overture to Troilus and Cressida
WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
MOERAN: Violin Concerto
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Burley Heath
WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Harnham Down
WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
BAX: Variations for Orchestra
World PremiÈrE performance
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates (conductor)
Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin)
£22.00
 
SATURDAY 24 MAY
10.45am
Dorchester Abbey
COOKE: Cormorant Crag
COOKE: High Marley Rest
COOKE: Whispering Willows
BRIDGE: Sonata
ROSENTHAL: Three Irish Pastels
COOKE: Gothic Prelude
FARRAR: Miniature Suite
COOKE: Reef’s End
GURNEY: Five Western Watercolours
ROSENTHAL: Variations on the Nursery-Rhyme Hush-a-bye, Baby
Duncan Honeybourne (piano) £17.50
2.15pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
‘A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE’
SONGS BY CHARLES DIBDIN

Programme to include:

The Bells of Aberdovey
The Lass that loves a Sailor
Peggy Perkins
Tom Bowling

and others
Alex Knox (baritone)
Tom Higgins (piano)
Richard Fawkes (narrator)
£17.50
5.00pm
Dorchester Village Hall
PRE-CONCERT EVENT: Exploring Norman O’Neill Stephen Lloyd
Katherine Hudson
£4.00
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
ELGAR: Give unto the Lord
O’NEILL: Pastorale
BUTTERWORTH: Loveliest of Trees
BUTTERWORTH: The lads in their hundreds
BUTTERWORTH: Is my team ploughing?
GURNEY: Since I believe
COLES: Behind the Lines
PARRY: My soul, there is a country
HOLST: How mighty are the Sabbaths
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Five Variants on ‘Dives and Lazarus’
FINZI: Requiem da Camera
City of London Choir
The Holst Orchestra
Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor)
£22.00
9.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
MUSIC FOR STAGE AND SCREEN Paul Guinery (piano) £12.00
 
SUNDAY 25 MAY
10.45am
Silk Hall
Radley College
BAX: Sonata movement in F major
WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
BAX: Romance
HOWELLS: Clarinet Sonata
IRELAND: Fantasy Sonata
HOWELLS: A Near Minuet
ARMSTRONG GIBBS: Three Pieces for Clarinet and Piano
HOLBROOKE: Cyrene and Butterfly of the Ballet (from Mezzotints)
Robert Plane (clarinet)
Sophia Rahman (piano)
£17.50
1.00pm
The Pavilion
Radley College
Festival Lunch (wine and soft drinks included)   £12.00
2.15pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
PICKARD: String Quartet no.5
ELGAR: Salut d’Amour
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: String Quartet no.1 in G minor
Brodowski Quartet £17.50
5.00pm
Dorchester Village Hall
PRE-CONCERT EVENT: Armstong Gibbs – a countryman born and bred Angela Aries
Lewis Foreman
£4.00
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Toccata Marziale
ARNOLD: English Dances (set 1)
ARMSTRONG GIBBS: Dusk
COATES: London Suite
RICHARDS: Doyen
BLISS: Things to come
VIVIAN ELLIS: Coronation Scot
WALTON: Battle of Britain
BBC Elstree Concert Band £22.00
9.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
‘KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING’
THE BRITISH POPULAR SONG FROM THE 1900s
TO THE 1950s

To include music by:
NOËL COWARD, HUBERT GREGG, SANDY WILSON, FLANAGAN & ALLEN and many others
New Foxtrot Serenaders £12.00
 
MONDAY 26 MAY
10.45am
Dorchester Abbey
A SOLDIER’S TALE

SOMERVELL: Loveliest of Trees
BUTTERWORTH: The lads in their hundreds
SOMERVELL: White in the moon the long road lies
BUTTERWORTH: On the idle hill of summer
SOMERVELL: Into my heart an air that kills
IRELAND: The Soldier
ARMSTRONG GIBBS: Old wine in new bottles
BRIDGE: Where she lies asleep
GURNEY: In Flanders Field
BRITTEN: Bugles sang
FINZI: Channel Firing
HOWELLS: When there is peace
C.W. ORR: Soldier from the wars returning
Christopher Foster (bass-baritone)
Audrey Hyland (piano)
£17.50
2.15pm
All Saints’ Church
Sutton Courtenay
HOWELLS: Rhapsodic Quintet
ALWYN: String Trio
IRELAND: Trio no.2
O’NEILL: Piano Trio
BLISS: Clarinet Quintet
RUBBRA: Piano Trio in one movement, op.68
Goldfield Ensemble £17.50
5.00pm
Dorchester Village Hall
PRE-CONCERT TALK: Things to Come Dr William Snedden £4.00
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
RAWSTHORNE: Light Music for Strings
BAINTON: Pavan, Idyll and Bacchanal
LLOYD WEBBER: Waltz in E minor
ARMSTRONG GIBBS: Suite for Strings
DYSON: Concerto da Camera for string orchestra
DELIUS: Air and Dance
BLISS: Music for Strings
The Orchestra of St Paul’s
Ben Palmer (conductor)
£22.00
 
 
The EMF reserves the right to change the programme or the artists without prior notice.