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Awakening Shadow

St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne Broad Street, Powys, Wales

Luke Styles & Benjamin Britten: Awakening Shadow
semi-staged performance

Awakening Shadow is a fusion of newly composed scenes by Luke Styles and Britten’s Canticles, for five singers and four instrumentalists

Nova Music Opera
Donna Lennard, soprano
Ralph Thomas Williams, countertenor
Christopher Bowen and Bradley Smith, tenor
Felix Kemp, baritone
Nova Music Ensemble
Richard Williams, director
George Vass, conductor

Part of the 2021 Presteigne Festival

 

Awakening Shadow

St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne Broad Street, Powys, Wales

Luke Styles & Benjamin Britten: Awakening Shadow
semi-staged performance

Awakening Shadow is a fusion of newly composed scenes by Luke Styles and Britten’s Canticles, for five singers and four instrumentalists

Nova Music Opera
Donna Lennard, soprano
Ralph Thomas Williams, countertenor
Christopher Bowen and Bradley Smith, tenor
Felix Kemp, baritone
Nova Music Ensemble
Richard Williams, director
George Vass, conductor

Part of the 2021 Presteigne Festival

Presteigne Festival Orchestra at Leominster Priory

Leominster Priory 24 Church Street, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

Jessie Montgomery: Starburst
Cecilia McDowall: Off the Ground
Malcolm Arnold: Concerto for two violins and string orchestra, Op 77
Huw Watkins: Three Welsh Songs
Gary Carpenter: as dreams are made on
Presteigne Festival co-commission ∙ World premiere
Michael Tippett: Little Music

Presteigne Festival Orchestra
Fenella Humphreys & Francesca Barritt, violin
George Vass, conductor

Part of the 2021 Presteigne Festival

Presteigne Festival Orchestra at Leominster Priory

Leominster Priory 24 Church Street, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

Jessie Montgomery: Starburst
Cecilia McDowall: Off the Ground
Malcolm Arnold: Concerto for two violins and string orchestra, Op 77
Huw Watkins: Three Welsh Songs
Gary Carpenter: as dreams are made on
Presteigne Festival co-commission
Michael Tippett: Little Music

Presteigne Festival Orchestra
Fenella Humphreys & Francesca Barritt, violin
George Vass, conductor

Part of the 2021 Presteigne Festival

Festival Gala Concert

Hereford Cathedral Cathedral Close, Hereford, England

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No 13 in F, K112
Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
Matthew Taylor: Oboe Concerto
World premiere
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave verum corpus, K618
Malcolm Arnold: Sinfonietta No 1, Op 48
Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
James Turnbull, oboe
Christopher Good, narrator
George Vass, conductor

Part of the 2021 Presteigne Festival

Festival Gala Concert

Hereford Cathedral Cathedral Close, Hereford, England

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No 13 in F, K112
Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
Matthew Taylor: Oboe Concerto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave verum corpus, K618
Malcolm Arnold: Sinfonietta No 1, Op 48
Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
James Turnbull, oboe
Christopher Good, narrator
George Vass, conductor

Part of the 2021 Presteigne Festival

Nova Music Opera Ensemble, Presteigne Festival

St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne Broad Street, Powys, Wales

Julian Philips: Looking West (Welsh premiere)

Rebecca Bottone, soprano
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, mezzo
Alexander Knox, actor
Nova Music Opera Ensemble
George Vass, conductor

Presteigne Festival Orchestra

St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne Broad Street, Powys, Wales

Dani Howard: Silver Falls
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Oboe Concerto in A minor
Igor Stravinsky: Concerto in D
Gabriel Jackson: Doonies Hill Antiphon
John Ireland: Concertino Pastorale

Nicholas Daniel, oboe
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Presteigne Festival Orchestra

St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne Broad Street, Powys, Wales

Edward Elgar: Serenade in E minor, Op 20
Tarik O’Regan: Chaâbi
Gabriel Jackson: Countless and wonderful are the ways to praise God
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Variants on Dives and Lazarus
James Francis Brown: The Heavens and the Heart

Olivia Jageurs, harp
Bath Camerata
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Presteigne Festival Orchestra

St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne Broad Street, Powys, Wales

Sarah Frances Jenkins: Trallali, Trallaley, Trallalera
Gerald Finzi: Three Soliloquies from ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’
Tarik O’Regan: ‘Machine’, concerto for soprano saxophone and string orchestra (World premiere)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Violin Concerto in D minor
Julian Philips: Divertissement

Amy Dickson, saxophone
Benjamin Nabarro, violin
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
George Vass, conductor