Under their director George Parris, The Carice Singers are becoming well-known for superb performances and imaginative programmes. Here they perform six new works specifically composed for them by early-career composers who will each introduce their own piece. Two iconic works by Ralph Vaughan Williams frame the programme, marking the composer’s 150th anniversary and paying homage to his tireless efforts in supporting and promoting contemporary music throughout his life.
Ralph Vaughan Williams O Vos Omnes
Aileen Sweeney Canntaireachd
Will Harmer Loneliness
Claire Victoria Roberts Interlude 3
James Batty Waneth the watch, the weaker ones dwell
Electra Perivolaris If this island…
Michele Deiana A new center
Ralph Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor
George Parris conductor
The Carice Singers
Concert presented in partnership with Cheltenham Music Festival, with the support of The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust and the RVW Trust.
DOORS OPEN AT 7pm
RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes with no interval
Photo from Cheltenham Music Festival
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