Sat 2 Mar, Dorchester Abbey
The Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul, more usually known as Dorchester Abbey, is the parish church of Dorchester-on-Thames , a small Oxfordshire village with just over 1000 inhabitants, located 8 miles south-east of Oxford. It has a lively and active congregation, with 116 persons on the electoral roll.
Facilities: Street Parking for events, Disabled Toilets, Disabled Access for the church, Disabled drop off point and limited Disabled parking, talk to promoters for each event. Usually there is no bar.
Leader: Catherine Leech
Piano: Anita d’Attellis
Conductor: Janet Lincé
Two great classics of British music for strings, Ralph Vaughan Williams’s inspired Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis along with Edward Elgar’s magnificent Introduction and Allegro, are performed alongside the Sea Sketches by Welsh composer Grace Williams. The programme also includes Gerald Finzi’s beautiful Eclogue with piano soloist Anita d’Attellis, Elgar’s intensely moving Elegy and Peter Warlock’s own arrangement of his highly popular Capriol Suite of 1928.
Duration: 1 hour 45mins with interval
Elgar, Introduction and Allegro; Elegy
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
Grace Williams, Sea Sketches
Please call 01865 305 305 to book a Wheelchair Space.