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Bristol Ensemble: Vaughan Williams and the English Tradition

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Soloist Natalia Lomeiko
Conductor Yuri Zhislin

Bristol Ensemble celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of England’s greatest composers, Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Concerto Grosso
Fantasia on Greensleeves
The Lark Ascending
Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

The Lark Ascending is inspired by a George Meredith poem of the same name and always tops the Classic FM Hall of Fame. It was originally written for solo violin and piano, and first performed at Shirehampton Public Hall in 1920. The Tallis Fantasia is based on a psalm tune written by Renaissance composer Thomas Tallis, and was premiered ten years before at the Three Choirs Festival in Gloucester Cathedral.

Soloist- Natalia Lomeiko

Conductor- Yuri Zhislin

Pre-event Food & Drink

Enjoy delicious drinks and light bites from our Café Bar ahead of the event.

Available to pre-order when booking your tickets, you can choose from a selection of house drinks on arrival, accompanied by a board of bread, olives and dips (all Vegetarian). Just select which option – for one or two people – you would like, before checkout.

Your pre-ordered food and drink will be available to collect from the Café Bar from 60 minutes before the event. It’s the perfect way to begin your event experience at St George’s!