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Grieg, Vaughan Williams, Grainger, Dean

The Nash Ensemble performs at the 2011 City of London Festival. Including works by Grieg, Vaughan Williams and Grainger, and the world premiere of Brett Dean's Sextet.

Live from the Drapers' Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

The Nash Ensemble performs Live in the opulent surrounds of the Drapers' Hall as part of the City of London Festival. The music and culture of Australasia is featured throughout this year's festival and this concert presents the world premiere of a new sextet by Australian composer Brett Dean as well as English folksong arrangements by fellow countryman Percy Grainger. There's more folksong inspired music by Vaughan Williams and music by great friends Delius and Grieg. Dvorak's romantic Quintet completes the programme.

Grieg Andante con moto

Vaughan Williams Six studies on English Folk Songs

Grainger My Robin is to Greenwood Gone; Shepherd's Hey!; Handel in the Strand

Brett Dean Sextet (World première)

The Nash Ensemble.

40 minutes

Last on

Mon 4 Jul 2011 19:30

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