Paul McCreesh director
Nicholas Daniel oboe
Stanford The Bluebird
Vaughan Williams Silence and Music
Elgar There is sweet music
Howells The summer is coming
Reade Aspects of a Landscape
Grainger Brigg Fair
Irish tune from County Derry
The Three Ravens
Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid
Warlock All the flowers of the earth
Vaughan Williams Rest
An a cappella programme, mainly of English music, reflecting the pastoral beauty of the English countryside and exploring the power of nature and its influence on our emotional world. This programme celebrates nature with music by Vaughan Williams, Howells, Stanford and Britten.
… the 22 unaccompanied voices of the Gabrieli Consort… unleash their full vocal power, which was thrilling. I swear I saw Hawksmoor’s mighty pillars tremble.
Supported by Spitalfields Music Patrons and J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust