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Members of the Nash Ensemble perform chamber music by Delius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, and Gurney as part of War's Embers at LSO St Luke's, marking the centenary of the Armistice.

Fiona Talkington presents the second of 4 concerts from LSO St Luke's in London given by the Nash Ensemble and tenor James Gilchrist to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. Today, members of the Nash Ensemble perform a selection of chamber music composed during the war years and the immediate aftermath by Delius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Bliss and Gurney.

Fiona Talkington (presenter)

DELIUS, arr. FENBY
Air and Dance for flute and piano
Philippa Davies (flute)
Ian Brown (piano)

ELGAR
Sospiri
Stephanie Gonley (violin)
Ian Brown (piano)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Romance: Andantino for viola & piano
Lawrence Power (viola)
Ian Brown (piano)

BLISS
Conversations
Philippa Davies (flute)
David Thomas (oboe/cor anglais)
Stephanie Gonley (violin)
Lawrence Power (viola)
Adrian Brendel (cello)

GURNEY
Ludlow and Teme
James Gilchrist (tenor)
Stephanie Gonley (violin)
Michael Gurevich (violin)
Lawrence Power (viola)
Adrian Brendel (cello)
Ian Brown (piano)

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Frederick Delius

    Air And Dance, Arr. Fenby For Flute And Piano [orig. For String Orchestra]

    Orchestra: Nash Ensemble.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sospiri Op.70 Vers. For Violin & Piano

    Orchestra: Nash Ensemble.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Romance For Viola And Piano

    Orchestra: Nash Ensemble.
  • Arthur Bliss

    Conversations For Flute, Oboe And String Trio

    Orchestra: Nash Ensemble.
  • Ivor Gurney

    Ludlow And Teme - Song-Cycle For Tenor, String Quartet And Piano

    Orchestra: Nash Ensemble. Singer: James Gilchrist.

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