Wednesday 21 November 2018 1:00PM

Britten Sinfonia; Mark Padmore tenor

Luke Styles and Vaughan Williams

Booking information

This concert is part of Chamber Zone, a free ticket scheme for young people aged 8-25 years old. Please call the Box Office on 020 7935 2141 and quote “Chamber Zone” to book


This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Britten Sinfonia
  • Jacqueline Shave violin
  • Miranda Dale violin
  • Clare Finnimore viola
  • Caroline Dearnley cello
  • Huw Watkins piano
  • Mark Padmore tenor

Tenor Mark Padmore is joined by principals of Britten Sinfonia for the London première of a new song cycle by Luke Styles, former Young Composer-in-Residence at Glyndebourne. The programme is crowned by Vaughan Williams’s On Wenlock Edge, which depicts rural life at a time when the First World War was drawing near.

  • Luke Styles (b.1982)
        • New work (London première) [1]
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
        • On Wenlock Edge
  1. Co-commissioned by Britten Sinfonia with the support of donors to the Musically Gifted campaign, and by Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Fondation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation

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