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Dorchester Abbey
High Street
Dorchester on Thames
OX10 7HH


Ralph Vaughan WilliamsThe Lover’s Ghost
Cecilia MacDowallI Know That My Redeemer Liveth
Charles Villiers StanfordHeraclitus, Op.110 no.4
Edward ElgarDeath on the Hills, Op.72
Henry Walford-DaviesMagdalen at Michael’s Gate
Herbert HowellsThee Will I Love
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsThe Mermaid
Samuel Coleridge-TaylorThe Lee Shore
Gustav HolstI love my love, Op.36b no.5
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsValiant-for-truth
Edgar Leslie BaintonChrist in the wilderness
George DysonLive Forever, Glorious Lord
Peter WarlockCorpus Christi
Gustav HolstThis have I done for my true love, Op.34 no.1
Samuel Coleridge-TaylorSummer is gone
Herbert HowellsThe Scribe
Robin MilfordHelen of Kirconnell
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsThe springtime of the year
Samuel Coleridge-TaylorSong of Proserpine


Duncan Aspden – Conductor

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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.

Excalibur Voices (photo: Ian Trowbridge)

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