Vaughan Williams at 150: The Festival Celebrates! Britten Sinfonia with Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin & pupils of Charterhouse

Vaughan Williams at 150: The Festival Celebrates! Britten Sinfonia with Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin & pupils of Charterhouse 8+

19th Mar 2022 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-03-19 19:30:00 2022-03-19 21:30:00 Europe/London Vaughan Williams at 150: The Festival Celebrates! Britten Sinfonia with Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin & pupils of Charterhouse TICKETS NOW ON PUBLIC SALEA special collaboration with RVW’s school, Charterhouse, bringing the Britten Sinfonia together with the brightest of the school’s current cohort of musicians for a performance in the awe-inspiring Memorial Chapel, in a programme including An Oxford Elegy, Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis and the world premiere of a specially commissioned new arrangement by David Matthews of Romance & Pastorale (directed from the violin by Alexander Sitkovetsky).ProgrammeRVW  The Old 100th Holst  St Paul Suite RVW  An Oxford Elegy – narrator: poet & Old Carthusian Lachlan Mackinnon * RVW/D Matthews  Romance & Pastorale – directed from violin by Alexander Sitkovetsky – WORLD PREMIERE Tallis  Unaccompanied anthems ending with Thou Wast O God RVW  Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis Charterhouse pupils play alongside the musicians of Britten Sinfonia, directed by leader Thomas Gould, in the St Paul Suite and Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, and the school’s Chapel Choir performs in The Old 100th, An Oxford Elegy and Tallis anthems, conducted by Charterhouse Director of Music Mark Shepherd.As an optional extra, there is a pre-concert reception in Hall at 6pm to enjoy a glass of wine, a talk by the school’s Head of Academic Music, Dr Russell Millard, and the rare opportunity to view RVW artefacts from the Charterhouse archives. https://tickets.iimf.co.uk/events/36521/vaughan-williams-at-150-the-festival-celebrates-britten-sinfonia-with-alexander-sitkovetsky-violin-pupils-of-charterhouse Charterhouse School, Prince's Avenue, Godalming, GU7 2DE

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TICKETS NOW ON PUBLIC SALE

A special collaboration with RVW’s school, Charterhouse, bringing the Britten Sinfonia together with the brightest of the school’s current cohort of musicians for a performance in the awe-inspiring Memorial Chapel, in a programme including An Oxford Elegy, Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis and the world premiere of a specially commissioned new arrangement by David Matthews of Romance & Pastorale (directed from the violin by Alexander Sitkovetsky).

Programme

RVW  The Old 100th

Holst  St Paul Suite

RVW  An Oxford Elegy – narrator: poet & Old Carthusian Lachlan Mackinnon

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RVW/D Matthews  Romance & Pastorale – directed from violin by Alexander SitkovetskyWORLD PREMIERE

Tallis  Unaccompanied anthems ending with Thou Wast O God

RVW  Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

Charterhouse pupils play alongside the musicians of Britten Sinfonia, directed by leader Thomas Gould, in the St Paul Suite and Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, and the school’s Chapel Choir performs in The Old 100th, An Oxford Elegy and Tallis anthems, conducted by Charterhouse Director of Music Mark Shepherd.

As an optional extra, there is a pre-concert reception in Hall at 6pm to enjoy a glass of wine, a talk by the school’s Head of Academic Music, Dr Russell Millard, and the rare opportunity to view RVW artefacts from the Charterhouse archives.