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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Repertoire

Vaughan Williams
The Wasps Overture
Walton
Cello Concerto
Holst
A Song of the Night
Elgar
‘Enigma’ Variations

Performers

Laura van der Heijden
cello
Clio Gould
violin
Paul Daniel
conductor

Winner of BBC Young Musician 2012, dazzling cellist Laura van der Heijden performs Walton’s Cello Concerto – the piece with which she won the title, aged only 15. With its singing, complex cello part and rich orchestral writing, Walton’s Concerto is the perfect vehicle for Laura van der Heijden’s unique gifts. Framing Walton’s powerful music are gems by his fellow Englishmen: a witty overture from Vaughan Williams, the hauntingly beautiful A Song of the Night by Holst, featuring acclaimed violinist Clio Gould, and Elgar’s incomparable ‘Enigma’ Variations.

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