Ludlow English Song Weekend [Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert]

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0120190514

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2019 Ludlow English Song Weekend, recorded at St Laurence's Church in Ludlow. Artistic director Iain Burnside is at the piano, with singers from the Harewood Young Artists Scheme run by English National Opera: Rowan Pierce, Soraya Mafi, Elgan Llyr Thomas, William Morgan, David Webb and Alex Otterburn alongside violinist Michael Foyle.

Today's concert features soprano Rowan Pierce, tenor Elgan Llyr-Thomas, violinist Michael Foyle and pianist Iain Burnside in music by Muriel Herbert, Morfydd Owen, Elaine Hugh-Jones, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Janet Hamilton and a new commission by Alex Woolf.

Muriel Herbert - Loveliest of Trees
Morfydd Owen - When I came Last from Ludlow
Elaine Hugh-Jones - Queen of Air and Darkness
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Vaughan Williams - Along the Field
Rowan Pierce (soprano) /Michael Foyle (violin)

Janet Hamilton - The Cherry Tree
Rebecca Clarke - Eight o'clock
Janet Hamilton - With rue my heart is laden
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Rowan Pierce (soprano) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Alex Woolf - Quiet London
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Rowan Pierce (soprano) / Iain Burnside (piano)

John Ireland - The Land of Lost Content.
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Vaughan Williams - I sowed my seeds of love
Vaughan Williams - Over the Water
Vaughan Williams - If I were a queen
Rowan Pierce (soprano) / Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Michael Foyle (violin) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Presented by Ian Skelly

A concert from the 2019 Ludlow English Song Weekend featuring music by Ireland and Woolf.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

0220190515

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2019 Ludlow English Song Weekend, recorded at St Laurence's Church in Ludlow. Artistic director Iain Burnside is at the piano, with singers from the Harewood Young Artists Scheme run by English National Opera: Rowan Pierce, Soraya Mafi, Elgan Llyr Thomas, William Morgan, David Webb and Alex Otterburn, alongside violinist Michael Foyle.

Today's concert features tenor William Morgan, baritone Alex Otterburn, violinist Michael Foyle and pianist Iain Burnside in music by Finzi, Vaughan Williams, Martin Bussey and Frank Bridge.

Finzi – Till Earth outwears
William Morgan (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Martin Bussey – The Windhover
Alex Otterburn (baritone) /Michael Foyle (violin)

Bridge - Meditation
Michael Foyle (violin) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Vaughan Williams – The House of Life
Alex Otterburn (baritone) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Presented by Ian Skelly

A concert from the 2019 Ludlow English Song Weekend featuring music by Finzi and Bridge.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

0320190516

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2019 Ludlow English Song Weekend, recorded at St Laurence's Church in Ludlow. Artistic director Iain Burnside is joined by singers from the Harewood Young Artists Scheme run by English National Opera: Rowan Pierce, Soraya Mafi, Elgan Llyr Thomas, William Morgan, David Webb and Alex Otterburn and guitarist Sean Shibe.

Today's concert features soprano Soraya Mafi and tenors William Morgan and Elgan Llyr-Thomas with guitarist Sean Shibe in music by Britten, Tippett and Nicholas Maw.

Britten – Songs from the Chinese
William Morgan (tenor) / Sean Shibe (guitar)

Tippett – Songs for Achilles
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Sean Shibe (guitar)

Nicholas Maw – Six Interiors (selection)
Soraya Mafi (soprano) / Sean Shibe (guitar)

Britten – Folksongs (selection)
Soraya Mafi (soprano) / William Morgan & Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenors) / Sean Shibe (guitar)

Presented by Ian Skelly

A concert from the Ludlow English Song Weekend featuring music by Britten and Tippett.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

0420190517

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2019 Ludlow English Song Weekend, recorded at St Laurence's Church in Ludlow. Artistic director Iain Burnside is joined by singers from the Harewood Young Artists Scheme run by English National Opera: Rowan Pierce, Soraya Mafi, Elgan Llyr Thomas, William Morgan, David Webb and Alex Otterburn and guitarist Sean Shibe.

Today's concert features soprano Soraya Mafi, tenor David Webb and baritone Alex Otterburn with pianist Iain Burnside in music by Roger Quilter, Elizabeth Maconchy, Martin Bussey, Edward Rushton and Gerald Finzi.

Roger Quilter – To Julia
David Webb (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Elizabeth Maconchy – Sun, Moon and Stars
Soraya Mafi (soprano) / Iain Burnside (piano)

William Denis Browne – To Gratiana, dancing and singing
Martin Bussey – Mr Hancock’s Letter
Vaughan Williams – Orpheus & his Lute
David Webb (tenor) / Alex Otterburn (baritone) / Soraya Mafi (soprano) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Edward Rushton – To Bed
Alex Otterburn (baritone) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Finzi – Farewell to Arms
David Webb (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Presented by Ian Skelly

A concert from the Ludlow English Song Weekend featuring music by Maconchy and Quilter.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series