HB partsongs at the EMF

Hilary Davan Wetton directed three Brian partsongs at this year's English Music Festival

Posted: 10 February 2017

Hilary Davan Wetton and his Godwine Choir performed three partsongs by Havergal Brian at the 2017 English Music Festival at 7.00pm on 27 May 2017 at Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. More information can be found on the English Music Festival website. The full programme was:

DYSON: Three Songs of Praise

MACFARREN: Orpheus with his Lute

MACFARREN: Blow, blow, thou winter Wind

HAWKINS: Four Carols

HOLST: Toccata

HOLST: Nunc Dimittis

BRIAN: It was a Lover and his Lass

BRIAN: The Dream

FINZI: Lo, the full, final Sacrifice

HOLST: Hymns from the Rig Veda (third group)

BRIAN: Sweet Solitude

HOLST: Hymn to Agni

HOLST: Hymn to Soma

BLISS: Toccata

GARDNER: O clap your Hands

TIPPETT: Five Spirituals