Roderick Williams (baritone) and Susie Allan (piano), in a performance given in Hereford. Vaughan Williams: 4 Last Songs. Rhian Samuel: A Swift Radiant Morning. Elgar: Sea Pictures.
Radio 3 visits one of the world's oldest music festivals, as it celebrates its Tercentenary in Hereford in 2015.
Roderick Williams performs, at Holy Trinity Church, songs connected with the centenary of World War One, including the world premiere of a festival commission from the Welsh composer Rhian Samuel. A Swift Radiant Morning sets poems by CH Sorley, who was killed in action in 1915.
Vaughan Williams: Four Last Songs
Rhian Samuel: A swift radiant morning
Elgar: Sea Pictures
Roderick Williams, baritone
Susie Allan, piano.
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