Wednesday 21 November 2018 1:00PM

Britten Sinfonia; Mark Padmore tenor

Luke Styles and Vaughan Williams


  • 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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