Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Dorchester Abbey
High Street
Dorchester on Thames
OX10 7HH


Edward ElgarGive unto the Lord, Op.74
Cecil Armstrong GibbsSweet Day
Gustav HolstHymns from the Rig Veda, Op.26: group 3
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsO clap your hands, motet
Herbert HowellsCollegium Regale, Magnificat
Charles Villiers StanfordThree Latin Motets
Malcolm HawkinsRosamundi
Havergal BrianSweet Solitude
Havergal BrianThe Dream
Edgar Leslie BaintonI love the Jocund Dance
Edgar Leslie BaintonOpen thy Gates
Patrick HadleyMy beloved spake


Hilary Davan Wetton – Conductor
David Goode – organ

Godwine Choir

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Programme Note

The English Music Festival celebrates the brilliance, innovation, beauty and rich musical heritage of Britain with a strong focus on unearthing overlooked or forgotten masterpieces of the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century.

The seventeenth annual English Music Festival returns to Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire from Friday 24 May until Bank Holiday Monday 27 May 2024.

Further information including the full programme is available on the English Music Festival's website

Tickets go on sale via the website from 22 March and by means of a postal booking form. Full Festival and Day Passes are also available. Tickets for individual concerts will be available on the door, subject to availability.

Hilary Davan Wetton conducts at Dorchester Abbey

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