The English Music Festival

The English Music Festival is delighted to return to the magnificent Truro Cathedral for a day of concerts, including Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending and Elgar’s Salut d’Amour; celebrated baritone Neal Davies singing Vaughan Williams’s Songs of Travel; a fascinating talk on music engraving; and the St Mary’s Singers in glorious works by Walton, Elgar, Vaughan Williams and Orlando Gibbons.

 

The concerts will take place throughout the day on Saturday 9 July and booking can be made through EMF's Online Box Office. You can buy a ticket to the entire programme or for individual concerts.

Programme

11:00 = Rupert Marshall-Luck on violin and Nathan Williamson on piano

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending
FREDERICK DELIUS: Légende
SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Salut d’Amour
SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Chanson de Nuit
SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Chanson de Matin
JOHN IRELAND: Sonata no. 1 in D minor

15:00 = Neal Davies as baritone and Nathan Williamson on piano

SIR ARTHUR SOMERVELL: A Shropshire Lad
JOHN IRELAND: April
JOHN IRELAND: Month’s Mind
FREDERICK DELIUS (arr. MAURICE RAVEL): Prelude and Duet from Margot la Rouge
FREDERICK DELIUS (arr. ROBERT THRELFALL): Nocturne from Florida Suite
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Songs of Travel

16:45 = From Woodblocks to Sibelius — A Brief History of Music Engraving
A talk by Rupert Marshall-Luck Talk

19:30 = St Mary's Singers and Alden Wright on Organ

SIR WILLIAM WALTON: Coronation Te Deum
ORLANDO GIBBONS: O Clap Your Hands
PERCY WHITLOCK: Sonata for Organ in C  minor — Canzona
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Mass in G minor
SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Extracts from The Light of Life
HERBERT HOWELLS: Rhapsody no. 1 in D-flat
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Five Mystical Songs