2017 PROGRAMME

 

 

FRIDAY 26 MAY
7.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Henry V Overture (orchestral version)
        WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
DELIUS: In a Summer Garden (original version)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: EFDS Folk Song March
        WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
HOLST: The Mystic Trumpeter
STANFORD: Concert Overture
        WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
MONTAGUE PHILLIPS: Symphony in C minor
        WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates (conductor)
Illona Domnich (soprano)
£25.00
 
SATURDAY 27 MAY
10.45am
Dorchester Abbey
STANFORD: Te Deum in C
BAIRSTOW: Save us, O Lord
STANFORD: Pray that Jerusalem
WALFORD DAVIES: Prelude on Jesu Dulcis Memoria
PARRY: Long since in Israel’s plenteous Land
BAINTON: And I saw a new Heaven
TALLIS: O Nata Lux
BRITTEN: Jubilate in C
MILFORD: Chorale Prelude on Rockingham
ELGAR: O Salutaris Hostia
ELGAR: Ave Verum
WARLOCK: Bethlehem Down
HOWELLS: O mortal Man
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Call
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Antiphon
Worcester College Chapel Choristers £20.00
2.15pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
MOERAN: Piano Trio in D major
WILLIAMS: Piano Trio
HARTY: Two Fantasiestücke
STANFORD: Piano Trio no.3 in A major, op.158
Fidelio Trio £20.00
7pm
Dorchester Abbey
DYSON: Three Songs of Praise
MACFARREN: Orpheus with his Lute
MACFARREN: Blow, blow, thou winter Wind
HAWKINS: Four Carols
HOLST: Toccata
HOLST: Nunc Dimittis
BRIAN: It was a Lover and his Lass
BRIAN: The Dream
FINZI: Lo, the full, final Sacrifice
HOLST: Hymns from the Rig Veda (third group)
BRIAN: Sweet Solitude
HOLST: Hymn to Agni
HOLST: Hymn to Soma
BLISS: Toccata
GARDNER: O clap your Hands
TIPPETT: Five Spirituals
Godwine Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor)
£25.00
9.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
PURCELL: Suite
DOWLAND: Lachrimae antiquae pavan
DOWLAND: Lachrimae antiquae novae
PHILIPS: Pauana Dolorosa Tregian
JOHNSON: The flat pavin
JOHNSON: Greensleeves
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Greensleeves
MAXWELL DAVIES: Three Sanday Pieces
PHIBBS: Serenade
        WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
DODGSON: Promenade 1
Duo Guitartes £12.50
 
SUNDAY 28 MAY
10.30am
Dorchester Abbey

ORGAN VOLUNTARY | VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Rhosymedre
INTROIT | TYE: O come, ye servants of the Lord
ANTHEM | STANFORD: O for a closer walk with God
COMMUNION MOTET | ELGAR: Ave verum

JEREMY BOUGHTON: Gloria; Alleluias; Sanctus; Agnus Dei

HYMNS
Father, hear the prayer we offer
    (Sussex: trad. arr. VAUGHAN WILLIAMS)
Author or life divine
    (Rhosymedre: JOHN EDWARDS)
Come down, O love divine
    (Down Ampney: VAUGHAN WILLIAMS)
All creatures of our God and King
    (Laß uns erfreuen: arr. VAUGHAN WILLIAMS)
Let all mortal flesh keep silence
    (Picardie: arr. VAUGHAN WILLIAMS)

ORGAN VOLUNTARY | LANG: Tuba Tune
Any EMF member of the audience who wish to join Dorchester Abbey choir for this event are very welcome;
the rehearsal for the service will be at 9.30am on the Sunday morning.
Experience of choral singing is necessary.
However, we do need to know numbers in advance; so, if you would like to take part,
please e-mail Em Marshall-Luck by 10th May.
Free
2.15pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
FINZI: To a Poet
YOUNG: Lie still: three songs for bass-baritone and piano
HOWELLS: Five songs for low voice and piano
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The House of Life
Chris Foster (baritone) £20.00
7pm
Dorchester Abbey
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Dives and Lazarus
BRITTEN: Simple Symphony
BRIDGE: Nocturne from Suite for Strings
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music (vocal version)
CARR: Requiem for an Angel
Bath Camerata
Bristol Ensemble
Benjamin Goodson (conductor)
Johane Ansell (soprano)
Alex Otterburn (baritone)
£25.00
9.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
THE BRITISH POPULAR SONG: 1900–1960 New Foxtrot Serenaders £12.50
 
MONDAY 29 MAY
10.45am
Dorchester Abbey
DELIUS: Summer Eve
DELIUS: Twilight Fancies
DELIUS: Young Venevil
DELIUS: Longing
BRITTEN: A Charm of Lullabies, op.41
BLISS: from Seven American Poems: Gone, gone again is summer; Fair Annet’s Song; Siege
HEAD: Three Songs of Venice: The Gondolier; St Mark’s Square; Rain storm
BOUGHTON: Symbol Songs: Mother May; Honeysuckle; Blue in the Woods; Fierce Love Song; The New Madonna
DRING: from Seven Shakespeare Songs: It was a Lover and his Lass; Take, o take those Lips away; Crabbed age and youth; Blow, blow, thou winter Wind
Anna Huntley (mezzo-soprano)
Emma Abbate (piano)
£20.00
2.15pm
All Saints' Church
Sutton Courtenay
WARLOCK: The Full Heart
DELIUS: On Craig Ddu
IRELAND: The peaceful western Wind
DELIUS: Frülingsanbruch
MOERAN: Songs of Springtime
DELIUS: To be sung of a summer night on the water
WARLOCK (arr. Tomlinson): Three Belloc Songs
BAX: Five Greek Folksongs
IRELAND: They told me, Heraclitus
IRELAND: Twilight Night
The Carice Singers
George Parris (conductor)
£20.00
7pm
Dorchester Abbey
PURCELL: The Fairy Queen Suite I
WALTON: Two Pieces from Henry V
FINZI: Let us Garlands bring
PURCELL: The Fairy Queen Suite II
ELGAR: Sospiri
TIPPETT: Little Music for Strings
Orchestra of the Swan
David Curtis (conductor)
David Pike (baritone)
£25.00
 
 
The EMF reserves the right to change the programme details in any way without prior notice.

 

As usual, we will be offering a range of Festival passes.
Full passes, which cover Thursday to Monday, can either include (£255) or exclude (£200) all meals.
There will be Day passes for Saturday (£67.50), Sunday (£80) and Monday (£55); each excludes the pre-concert buffet but the Sunday pass does include the Festival Lunch.