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17. MYSTICAL SONGS

Wednesday 20th July, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Roderick Williams and the Maxwell Quartet end their festival residencies by joining Christopher Glynn for a programme that brings together two spiritual high points of early 20th century British music: Elgar’s mysterious and deeply personal Piano Quintet and the visionary Mystical Songs of Vaughan Williams, along with new arrangements by Roderick Williams of some of the latter’s folk song settings.

Roderick Williams baritone
Maxwell Quartet
Christopher Glynn piano

Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor
Vaughan Williams (arr. R Williams) Captain Grant, She’s like the swallow, Proud Nancy, O who is that raps at my window?, Harry the Tailor
Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs

Roderick Williams and the Maxwell Quartet end their festival residencies by joining Christopher Glynn for a programme that brings together two spiritual high points of early 20th century British music: Elgar’s mysterious and deeply personal Piano Quintet and the visionary Mystical Songs of Vaughan Williams, along with new arrangements by Roderick Williams of some of the latter’s folk song settings.

‘There is music in the air, music all around us, the world is full of it and you simply take as much as you require’ Edward Elgar

‘Music is the reaching out towards the utmost realities by means of ordered sound’ Vaughan Williams

Interval bar. This concert will be filmed for future broadcast on RyeStream in collaboration with the Royal Philharmonic Society.

Tickets: £30, £25, £15, £5 (UNDER 18) 

 

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Date:
Wednesday 20th July
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Pickering
25 Hall Garth
Pickering, YO18 7AW