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

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 joined by 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 and guitarist Sean Shibe.

Today's concert features soprano Soraya Mafi, tenor David Webb and baritone Alex Otterburn with pianist Iain Burnside in music by Roger Quilter, Elizabeth Maconchy, Martin Bussey, Edward Rushton and Gerald Finzi.

Roger Quilter – To Julia
David Webb (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Elizabeth Maconchy – Sun, Moon and Stars
Soraya Mafi (soprano) / Iain Burnside (piano)

William Denis Browne – To Gratiana, dancing and singing
Martin Bussey – Mr Hancock’s Letter
Vaughan Williams – Orpheus & his Lute
David Webb (tenor) / Alex Otterburn (baritone) / Soraya Mafi (soprano) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Edward Rushton – To Bed
Alex Otterburn (baritone) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Finzi – Farewell to Arms
David Webb (tenor) / Iain Burnside (piano)

Presented by Ian Skelly

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Music Played

  • Roger Quilter

    To Julia

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: David Webb.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Sun, Moon and Stars

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Soraya Mafi.
  • William Denis Browne

    To Gratiana, Dancing and Singing

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: David Webb.
  • Martin Bussey

    Mr Hancock's letter

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Alex Otterburn.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Orpheus and his Lute

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Soraya Mafi.
  • Edward Rushton

    To Bed

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Alex Otterburn.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Farwell to Arms

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: David Webb.

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