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Along the Field: music for voice and violin

London English Song Festival 2015

Venue: St George's Church, Hanover Square, W1S 1FX

Repertoire

Vaughan Williams
Along the field
Vaughan Williams
Two English folksongs
Vaughan Williams
How cold the wind doth blow
Vaughan Williams
Two vocal duets for soprano and baritone (unpublished)
Holst
Four songs for voice and violin, Op. 35
Gurney
In youth is pleasure
Gurney
Lullaby
TBA
winner of the LESF songwriting competition 2015

Performers

Raphaela Papdakis
soprano
Alessandro Ruisi
violin
Johnny Herford
baritone
William Vann
piano

In this evening’s rush hour concert we will hear a wonderful selection of music for soprano and solo violin by Vaughan Williams and his colleagues Gustav Holst and Ivor Gurney.

There is also the chance to hear the world premiere of the winning entry from this year’s LESF songwriting competition and, to conclude the evening, there will be a very special performance of Vaughan Williams’s Two vocal duets. These are currently awaiting publication, having gathered dust in the British Library for many years.

Raphaela Papadakis and Alessandro Ruisi are both multiple award-winning artists and appear courtesy of the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.

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£10; Concessions (students & children): £5
All seating unreserved.

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