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Concert 1 – Ralph Vaughan Williams ‘The Early Years’

Friday 24 August, 7pm

Presented by Julian Lloyd Webber

The Vaughan Williams Ensemble with James Gilchrist, tenor

Rita Manning, violin | Philip Dukes, viola | Justin Pearson, cello 

Christopher Laurence, double bass | Anna Tilbrook, piano

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Four Hymns

Early Songs (including Silent Noon, Three Shakespeare Songs)

Rhosymedre (arr. Richard Morrison)

Piano Quintet in C minor

Our festival begins with a concert dedicated exclusively to the music of RVW, with specific focus on some of his early compositions. Renowned tenor, James Gilchrist, is joined by members of The Vaughan Williams Ensemble and the programme concludes with RVW’s magnificent (Brahms inspired) early Piano Quintet which, although completed in 1903 and premiered in 1905 fell silent until it’s re-emergence 1999.

All concerts take place at All Saints Church, Down Ampney.

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