2011 programme
FRIDAY 27 MAY
5.15pm
Dorchester Village Hall
Walton, Lambert and the Sitwells
William Sitwell and Diana Sparkes (daughter of Hubert Foss) £4
7.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
PARRY: Jerusalem
CAPEL BOND: Trumpet Concerto in D
WARLOCK: The Curlew
LAMBERT: Concerto for Piano and Nine Instruments
WALTON: Façade
Orchestra of St Paul’s
Ben Palmer (conductor)
David Owen Norris (piano)
David Webb (tenor)
William Sitwell (reciter)
Brian Kay (reciter)
£20
 
SATURDAY 28 MAY
11.00am
Dorchester Abbey
MILFORD: Songs of Escape
FINZI: Seven Part-Songs
RAWSTHORNE: Four Seasonal Songs
HAYDN WOOD: This Quiet Night
HAYDN WOOD: The Phynodderee
HOLST: Four Part-Songs
The Syred Consort
Ben Palmer (conductor)
LIVE RECORDING
£16
2.30pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
BRITTEN: Fanfare for St Edmonsbury
BAX: Fanfare for a Pompous Circumstance
BLISS: Royal Fanfares
BLISS: Farnaby Tower Hill and other Ditties – Suite for Brass
PURCELL: Old One Hundredth
ELGAR: Chanson de Matin
BYRD: Earl of Oxford’s March
ARNOLD: Symphony for Brass
ELGAR: Severn Suite
Wells Cathedral School Brass Dectet £16
5.15pm
Dorchester Village Hall
‘An Infinite Variety of Things’
Elgar’s Second Symphony: disappointment and triumph
Andrew Neill £4
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
DELIUS: On Hearing the First Cuckoo
DELIUS: Summer Night on the River
BRITTEN: Sword in the Stone
BAINTON: An English Idyll
PICKARD: The Burning of the Leaves
(World Première performance)
SULLIVAN: Complete incidental music to ‘Macbeth’
E.S.O.
James Rutherford (baritone)
John Andrews (conductor)
£20
9.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
LULLAY MI CHILDE
From instrumental dances to Middle English lullabies, Joglaresa presents a programme of music ranging from the 12th to the 15th centuries. Exploring the Middle English lyric, they perform songs such as Maid in the Moor Lay, Lullay Lullow and Worldes Blis Ne Last No Throwe with voices, harps, fidel and percussion.
Joglaresa
Belinda Sykes (voice; bagpipes)
Ruth Fraser (voice; harp)
Jean Kelly (harp; fidel)
Tim Garside (percussion; voice)
£12
 
SUNDAY 29 MAY
11.00am
Dorchester Abbey
STANFORD: Quartet no.3 in D minor
NORMAN O’NEILL: Piano Quintet
ELGAR: Piano Quintet
Bridge Quartet
Michael Dussek (piano)
£16
2.30pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
BOWEN: selection from Preludes in all Twenty-Four Major and Minor Keys, op.102
BOWEN: Piano Sonata no.5 in F minor, op.72
DALE: Sonata in D minor
Danny Driver (piano) £16
5.15pm
Dorchester Village Hall
Directions in English music of the 1920s: Walton, Bliss, Bridge and others Fabian Huss £4
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Festival Te Deum
HOLST: When first we met
HOLST: Sorrow and Joy
HOLST: Love on my Heart
GARDNER: Sinfonia Piccola
HOLST: Brook Green Suite
HOLST: Nunc Dimittis
HOLST: Two Psalms
GARDNER: O Clap your Hands
HOWELLS: English Mass
City of London Choir
The Holst Orchestra
Stephen Farr (organ)
Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor)
£20
9.30pm Jazz improvisations on works by Finzi, Delius, Walton and Vaughan Williams Avalon Trio £12
 
MONDAY 30 MAY
11.00am
Dorchester Abbey
HOWELLS: Sonata for Violin and Piano no.2 in E-flat major
(World Première of new edition by Paul Spicer)
LIONEL SAINSBURY: Mirage
PAUL CARR: Sonatina
(World Première performance)
GURNEY: Violin Sonata in E-flat major
(World Première performance)
Rupert Luck (violin)
Matthew Rickard (piano)
£16
2.30pm
All Saints’ Church
Sutton Courtenay
TALLIS: Hear the Voice and Prayer
TALLIS: A New Commandment
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Take, O take those Lips away
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Orpheus, with his Lute
MACFARREN: When Daisies pied
WILBYE: As matchless beauty
BYRD: The Eagle’s force
TALLIS: Like as the doleful Dove
TALLIS: Verily, verily I say unto you
TALLIS: If ye love me
MUNDY: He that hath my Commandments
HATTON: Over Hill, over Dale
MACFARREN: Orpheus, with his Lute
WEBBE: Who is Sylvia?
FARMER: Fair Phyllis
STEVENS: Crabbed Age and Youth
DOWLAND: His Golden Locks
MACFARREN: Fear No More
CAMPION: Never weather-beaten sail
MUNDY: Now let us laud
Oxford Liedertafel £16
5.15pm PRIVATE CD LAUNCH Albion Records  
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Five Variants on ‘Dives and Lazarus’
DELIUS: Walk to the Paradise Garden
BOWEN: Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra
HOLST: Egdon Heath
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Garden of Proserpine
(World Première performance)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Joyful Company of Singers
Jane Irwin (soprano)
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
David Hill (conductor)
£20