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A week of Lunchtime Concerts from the 2019 Ludlow English Song Weekend, with artistic director Iain Burnside at the piano. Today's concert features music by Ireland and Alex Woolf.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2019 Ludlow English Song Weekend, recorded at St Laurence's Church in Ludlow. Artistic director Iain Burnside is at the piano, with singers from the Harewood Young Artists Scheme run by English National Opera: Rowan Pierce, Soraya Mafi, Elgan Llyr Thomas, William Morgan, David Webb and Alex Otterburn alongside violinist Michael Foyle.

Today's concert features soprano Rowan Pierce, tenor Elgan Llyr-Thomas, violinist Michael Foyle and pianist Iain Burnside in music by Muriel Herbert, Morfydd Owen, Elaine Hugh-Jones, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Janet Hamilton and a new commission by Alex Woolf.

Muriel Herbert - Loveliest of Trees
Morfydd Owen - When I came Last from Ludlow
Elaine Hugh-Jones - Queen of Air and Darkness
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Vaughan Williams - Along the Field
Rowan Pierce (soprano) /Michael Foyle (violin)

Janet Hamilton - The Cherry Tree
Rebecca Clarke - Eight o'clock
Janet Hamilton - With rue my heart is laden
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Rowan Pierce (soprano) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Alex Woolf - Quiet London
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Rowan Pierce (soprano) / Iain Burnside (piano)

John Ireland - The Land of Lost Content.
Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Vaughan Williams - I sowed my seeds of love
Vaughan Williams - Over the Water
Vaughan Williams - If I were a queen
Rowan Pierce (soprano) / Elgan Llyr-Thomas (tenor) / Michael Foyle (violin) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Presented by Ian Skelly

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57 minutes

Last on

Tue 14 May 2019 13:00

Music Played

  • Muriel Herbert

    Loveliest of Trees

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Elgan Llyr Thomas.
  • Morfydd Owen

    When I came last to Ludlow

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Elgan Llyr Thomas.
  • Elaine Hugh-Jones

    Queen of Air and Darkness

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Elgan Llyr Thomas.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Along the Field

    Performer: Michael Foyle. Singer: Rowan Pierce.
  • Janet Hamilton

    The Cherry Tree

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Elgan Llyr Thomas.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Eight o'clock

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Elgan Llyr Thomas.
  • Janet Hamilton

    With rue my Heart is laden

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Rowan Pierce.
  • Alex Woolf

    Quiet London

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Rowan Pierce. Singer: Elgan Llyr Thomas.
  • John Ireland

    The Land of Lost Content

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Elgan Llyr Thomas.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    I sowed the seeds of love

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Rowan Pierce.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Over the Water

    Performer: Michael Foyle. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    If I were a Queen

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Rowan Pierce. Singer: Elgan Llyr Thomas.

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