PROGRAMME

The English Music Festival is delighted to return to 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. The full programme is listed below; and booking can be made through our Online Box Office.

 

Saturday 9 July
11.00am
TRURO CATHEDRAL
Truro, TR1 2FQ

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

RUPERT MARSHALL-LUCK | violin

NATHAN WILLIAMSON | piano

£17.50; £12.00 (under-18s)
3.00pm
TRURO CATHEDRAL
Truro, TR1 2FQ

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

NEAL DAVIES | baritone

NATHAN WILLIAMSON | piano

£17.50; £12.00 (under-18s)
4.45pm
TRURO CATHEDRAL
Truro, TR1 2FQ

From Woodblocks to Sibelius — A Brief History of Music Engraving

RUPERT MARSHALL-LUCK

£3.50
7.30pm
TRURO CATHEDRAL
Truro, TR1 2FQ

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

ST MARY’S SINGERS

ALDEN WRIGHT | organ

£17.50; £12.00 (under-18s)

THE EMF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE PROGRAMME DETAILS IN ANY WAY WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

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Thank you to all who made the 2022 May EMF such a success: to all those at the venues for their invaluable help and support and for welcoming us so warmly; to the artists, for the energy and commitment of their performances; to all the volunteers who assisted with general administration, staffing the Box Office, stage-managing and stewarding, and without whose help running the Festival would simply not be possible; and, of course, to our audiences, whose enthusiasm and financial and moral support all continue to mean so much as live music-making returns and we begin to plan for the future.

The English Music Festival is delighted to return to magnificent Truro Cathedral on Saturday 9 July for a day of concerts. The programme, which includes Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending and choral works by Walton, Elgar and Orlando Gibbons, may be viewed on this page; and booking can be made through our Online Box Office.

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