2013 programme

 

FRIDAY 24 MAY
4.45pm
Dorchester Village Hall
PRE-CONCERT TALK: Searching for English music Lewis Foreman £4.00
7.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
PARRY: Jerusalem
BRITTEN: Canadian Carnival
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Solent
WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade in A minor
WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE
HOLST: A Winter Idyll
WALFORD DAVIES: Symphony no.2 in G major
World PremiÈrE performance
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates (conductor)
£22.00
 
SATURDAY 25 MAY
10.45am
Dorchester Abbey
HOWELLS: Violin Sonata no.1 in E major, op.18
DELIUS: Violin Sonata no.1
HAVERGAL BRIAN: Legend
DARKE: Violin Sonata no.3
FIRST performance of new edition by
jonathan clinch

BRITTEN: Suite, op.6
Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin)
Matthew Rickard (piano)
£17.50
1.00pm
New Pavilion
Radley College
EMF GALA LUNCHEON
Buffet lunch to include sparkling wines/soft drinks
  £15.00
2.15pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
Programme to include:
HOLST: A Moorside Suite
BANTOCK: From the Far West
ALWYN: Sinfonietta for Strings
FINZI: Romance for String Orchestra
IRELAND: Elegiac Meditation
BRITTEN: Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge
London Chamber Strings
Bjorn Bantock (conductor)
£17.50
5.00pm
Dorchester Village Hall
PRE-CONCERT TALK: The music of The Golden Legend Martin T. Yates £4.00
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
SULLIVAN: The Golden Legend Elena Xanthoudakis (soprano)
Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano)
Daniel Norman (tenor)
Grant Doyle (bass)
ESO
Harpenden Choral Society
John Andrews (conductor)
£22.00
9.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
MUSIC FOR A MAY EVENING
Programme to include:
ELGAR: Chanson de Matin
ELGAR: Chanson de Nuit
DELIUS: Intermezzo from Hassan
MACKENZIE: Benedictus
SULLIVAN: The Lost Chord

and music by RICHARD JONES and KETELBEY
Edmund Taylor (violin)
Martin T. Yates (piano)
£10.00
 
SUNDAY 26 MAY
10.45am
Silk Hall
Radley College
MOERAN: Stalham River
MOERAN: Rune
BAX: Piano Sonata no.3 in G-sharp minor
BRITTEN: Night Piece
HOWELLS: Sonatina
DOWNES: In Memoriam Herbert Howells
STANFORD: Nocturne in G minor
STANFORD: Ballade in G minor
FLEISCHMANN: Suite for Piano
Duncan Honeybourne (piano) £17.50
1.00pm
New Pavilion
Radley College
EMF BUFFET LUNCH
wines/soft drinks included
  £10.00
2.15pm
The Chapel
Radley College
PARRY: Blest Pair of Sirens
STANFORD: Beati quorum via
PARRY: I was glad
STANFORD: Eternal Father
PARRY: There is an old belief
STANFORD: For lo, I raise up
PARRY: Lord, let me know mine end
STANFORD: Magnificat for double choir
Elysian Singers £17.50
5.00pm
Dorchester Village Hall
PRE-CONCERT LAUNCH EVENT
Launching EM Records’ Parry String Quartet disc: with discussion and wine
The Bridge Quartet £4.00
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
DYSON: Three hymns of Praise
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Rhosymedre
FINZI: God is gone up
GARDNER: Stabat Mater
BRITTEN:Rejoice in the Lamb
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Five Mystical Songs
City of London Choir
The Holst Orchestra
Lucy Hall (soprano)
Thomas Humphreys (baritone)
Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor)
£22.00
9.30pm
Dorchester Abbey
To include music by:
NOËL COWARD, IVOR NOVELLO, NOËL GAY, RAY NOBLE, HUBERT GREGG, ROSS PARKER, SANDY WILSON, and FLANAGAN & ALLEN
New Foxtrot Serenaders £10.00
 
MONDAY 27 MAY
10.45am
All Saints’ Church
Sutton Courtenay
ELIZABETH TO ELIZABETH
450 years of English history and music to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation

BYRD: The Queene’s Alman
DOWLAND: A Prayer for the Queene’s most excellent Majesty
GERMAN: O peaceful England
GERMAN: Long live Elizabeth
BRITTEN: Prayer from Gloriana
ANON: The Vicar of Bray
PURCELL: Fairest Isle
HANDEL: God save the King
HANDEL: My heart is inditing
ARNE: Rule, Britannia!
BALFE: I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls
SULLIVAN: Festival Te Deum
HOLST: In loyal bonds united
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: O taste and see
JAMIESON: In a golden coach
FLANDERS & SWANN: Excelsior
SULLIVAN: The Olympic Hymn
BINGE: Elizabethan Serenade
The National Anthem
In Voice and Verse
Lance Pierson (speaker)
Belinda Yates (soprano)
Heather Chamberlain (piano)
£17.50
2.30pm
Silk Hall
Radley College
To include:
BRITTEN: String Quartet no.3
PURCELL (arr. Warlock): Two Fantasias
IRELAND: Phantasie (Trio no.1) in A minor
ELGAR: Piano Quintet
Thamyse Quartet
Danielle Salamon
£17.50
5.00pm
Dorchester Village Hall
PRE-CONCERT FORUM: The EMF New Commissions Composers: a discussion of the works to be premiered in the main evening concert   £4.00
7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey
NEW COMMISSIONS CONCERT

RICHARD BLACKFORD: Spirited
PHILIP LANE: Aubade Joyeuse
CHRISTOPHER WRIGHT: Legend
PAUL CARR: And suddenly it’s evening
PAUL LEWIS: Norfolk Suite
BEN PALMER: Sinfonietta
DAVID MATTHEWS: White Nights
DAVID OWEN NORRIS: Symphony

ALL WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCES
The Orchestra of St Paul’s
Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin)†
Ben Palmer (conductor)
£22.00
 
 
The EMF reserves the right to change the programme or the artists without prior notice.