2013 PROGRAMME
Friday 20 September
7.30pm
PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM
Cheltenham, GL52 3JE

THE COTSWOLD CONNECTION

BLISS: Sonata for Piano and Violin

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (arr. LAMBERT): Concerto accademico

HOLST: Five Pieces for Violin and Piano

HOWELLS: Sonata in B minor for Violin and Piano
WORLD PREMIÈRE PERFORMANCE

RUPERT MARSHALL-LUCK | violin

MATTHEW RICKARD | piano

Saturday 21 September
10.30am
ST LAURENCE’S CHURCH
Wyck Rissington, GL54 2PN

BY COTSWOLD, SEVERN AND WYE: A SEQUENCE OF ENGLISH ORGAN MUSIC

IRELAND: Intrada

MOERAN: Air

FINZI: Elegy

HOLST: Brook Green Suite

HOWELLS: Two Psalm Preludes (Set 1, no.s 1 and 2)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Prelude on the Welsh Hymn Tune Rhosymedre

PARRY: Preston from A Little Organ Book in Memory of Huert Parry

STANFORD: Postlude on an old Irish melody

FRANCIS: Solemn Prelude on the Hymn Tune Hereford

DARKE: Meditation on Brother James’ Air

POPPLEWELL: Elegy (In Memory of Harold Darke)

HOWELLS: Rhapsody no.3

DUNCAN HONEYBOURNE | organ

1.00pm
SLAUGHTERS COUNTRY INN
Lower Slaughter, GL54 2HS

EMF FESTIVAL LUNCH

3.30pm
ST LAURENCE’S CHURCH
Wyck Rissington, GL54 2PN

THE SOUL OF THE AGE

TALLIS: Hear the voice and prayer

TALLIS: A new commandment

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Take, O take those lips away

ANON.: There is no rose

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The sky above the roof

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Orpheus with his lute

MACFARREN: When daisies pied

WILBYE: As matchless beauty

TALLIS: Like as the doleful dove

TALLIS: Verily, verily I say unto you

TALLIS: If ye love me

JACOB: The Ash Grove

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Bushes and Briars

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Linden Lea

CAMPION: Never weather-beaten sail

ANON.: Searching for Lambs

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: This is the Truth

HOLST: There was a tree

DOWLAND: Come again, sweet love doth now invite

OXFORD LIEDERTAFEL

7.30pm
ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH
Cheltenham, GL52 5HA

HOLST BIRTHDAY CONCERT

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The cloud-capp’d towers

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Over hill, over dale

ELGAR: The Snow

ELGAR: Fly, singing bird, fly

HOLST: Ave Maria

HOLST: St Paul’s Suite

ARNOLD: Fantasy for Brass Band

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Overture to The Wasps

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Prelude to 49th Parallel

HOLST: Venus from The Planets

ELGAR: selection from Enigma Variations

PAULINA VOICES

HEIDI PEGLER | conductor

ALEXIS WHITE | piano

 

ST PAUL’S GIRLS’ SCHOOL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

LEIGH O’HARA | conductor

 

FLOWERS BRASS BAND

PAUL HOLLAND | conductor

LATEST NEWS

Thank you so much to all who contributed to the 2020 Online English Music Festival: to the artists and speakers who provided such wonderful concerts and talks; and to the audience members who purchased tickets for the online performances, thus helping to support the Festival and the musicians during this period of difficulty and uncertainty. Your support is most warmly appreciated.

Thank you to all who made the 2020 Johannesburg EMF such a success: to those at Brenthurst Gardens, Glenshiel and St George’s Church for their warm hospitality and invaluable help; to the artists, for their outstanding performances of some wonderful music; to the volunteers who staffed the Box Office, undertook Front-of-House duties, and served refreshments; and, of course, to the audience members for supporting the weekend’s events.

We are currently in discussion regarding possibilities for the 2021 Johannesburg EMF. If you would like to support us and help make this a reality, please do consider joining the South African EMF Friends’ Scheme. Your contribution will be most warmly appreciated. If you would like to be kept informed of the Festival’s return to South Africa, please email the Festival Director, Em Marshall-Luck, at em.marshall-luck@englishmusicfestival.org.uk to be added to our Johannesburg EMF mailing list.

If you would like more details about our Friends’ Scheme, please follow this link to our ‘Friends’ Scheme’ page for a description of the tiers and their benefits, together with information about how to join.

Our recording arm, EM Records, has released a number of exciting new recordings, including a triple-disc set of Parry’s complete works for violin and piano and a disc of searingly beautiful choral works by Paul Carr and others. Please visit the EM Records website for full details of these and others!