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Work: The Lark Ascending

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ComposerVaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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Saffron WaldenBBC Concert Orchestra

BBC Concert Orchestra
Sibelius, Glazunov, Monti, Grieg, Jenkins, Vaughan Williams, Milhaud, Bizet
BBC Concert Orchestra; Rumon Gamba; Jess Gillam; Thomas Gould

CrawleyMusical Landscapes

Musical Landscapes
Sibelius, Mozart, Vaughan Williams, Elgar
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Anu Tali; Jennifer Pike

SheffieldRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra perform Elgar's famous Enigma Variatioins

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform Elgar's famous Enigma Variatioins
Sibelius, Mozart, Vaughan Williams, Elgar
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Anu Tali; Jennifer Pike

LiverpoolThe Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending
Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, Grieg, Stravinsky, D'Rivera, Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Holly Mathieson; Pacho Flores

AylesburyMusical Masters

Musical Masters
Sibelius, Mozart, Vaughan Williams, Elgar
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Anu Tali; Jennifer Pike
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Vaughan Williams ‘Unwrapped’ at the Turner Sims

Lawrence Power © Jack Liebeck
An evening of unfailing interest that flagged up the wonders of both David Owen Norris and Lawrence Power in variable performances of classic scores by Vaughan Williams. 
****1
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Purity and passion in first class British music

Martyn Brabbins © BBC | Mark Allan
Even if Hubert Parry was overshadowed by Holst and Vaughan Williams, this was a splendid concert of British music. 
*****
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English jewels in the European crown

Mark Bebbington © Rama Knight
A delectable programme from Barry Wordsworth and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with pieces by Elgar and Vaughan Williams and a rare chance to hear John Ireland’s eclectic Piano Concerto.
***11
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Soaring spiritual ascent by candlelight

Scottish Ensemble © Joanne Green
Music from Vaughan Williams is contrasted with two pieces from Dobrinka Tabakova  in The Scottish Ensemble’s candlelit concert, Ascent. Senior NYOS strings swell the ranks to produce a reflective evening of richness and warmth.
****1
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Engaging English entertainment

Jennifer Pike © Tom Barnes
Serebrier and the ECO deliver fine performances of Haydn, Beethoven and Vaughan Williams.  
****1
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