BBC Concert Orchestra: English Music Festival

BBC Concert Orchestra: English Music Festival

Friday, 24 May 2019, 7.30pm

Lord Berners Portsmouth Point (world premiere performance)
Malcolm Arnold Serenade for Small Orchestra, op. 26
Charles Villiers Stanford Violin Concerto (world premiere performance)
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Blue Bird (world premiere performance)
Frederick Delius A Song Before Sunrise
Robin Milford Symphony No. 2 (world premiere performance)

Sergei Levitin violin
Martin Yates conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra

Join the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Martin Yates for an evening of beautiful English music in the stunning surroundings of Dorchester Abbey.

Among the pieces in the programme are world premiere performances of Robin Milford’s Symphony No. 2, Vaughan Williams’s The Blue Bird and Lord Berners’ Portsmouth Point. Violinist Sergei Levitin, Concert Master of the Royal Opera House, gives the world premiere of Stanford’s Violin Concerto in D of 1875.



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