British Music for Small Orchestra

Program & Artists

7 PM Pre-concert talk
7:30 PM Performance

Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Ralph Vaughan Williams Flos Campi
Hubert Parry Lady Radnor’s Suite
Edward Elgar Serenade for Strings
Frederick Delius Two Aquarelles
Gustav Holst St. Paul’s Suite
Peter Warlock Capriol Suite
Grace Williams Elegy for Strings

Artists to be announced


Presented by the Bard Music Festival

The Bard Music Festival returns for its 33rd season with an exploration of the life and work of Ralph Vaughan Williams, one of the greatest symphonists of the 20th century.

Few figures have had such a formative and protean influence on their musical environment as the British composer. With an oeuvre that ranges from songs and hymns to opera, film music, and full-scale orchestral and choral works and includes popular works such as the Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis and The Lark Ascending as well as scores of uncompromising modernity, Vaughan Williams’s voice defined an era. The festival will explore the full scope of his work and set it in the context of his politics and the culture of the time.

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