RVW ‘Contemporaries and Disciples’ (C2)

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Concert 2 – Ralph Vaughan Williams ‘Contemporaries and Disciples’

Saturday 25 August, 12 noon

The Vaughan Williams Ensemble 

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

Anna Tilbrook, piano

Herbert Howells Elegy for Viola & Piano

David Bednall (Composer-in-Association) Sonata for Viola & Piano ‘RVW In Memoriam’ 

(World Première) 

Rebecca Clarke Piano Trio

Rebecca Clarke and Herbert Howells were both contemporaries of RVW and both, like RVW, studied with Stanford. For Clarke composing was something of a hobby, but it was also a passion. Arguably, her two greatest works were her Viola Sonata and the stunning Piano Trio which is heard in this programme. In addition, Festival Composer-in-Association, David Bednall, fulfils a lifelong dream in composing a work dedicated to the memory of Vaughan Williams which will receive its world premiere in this concert.

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