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


Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Rd



Benjamin BrittenFour Sea Interludes, Op.33a
Ronald CorpBehold, the Sea (World premiere)
~ Interval ~
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsA Sea Symphony (Symphony no.1)


Roderick Williams – baritone
Rebecca Evans – Soprano

Highgate Choral Society

Programme Note

To celebrate the 65th birthday of composer/conductor Ronald Corp OBE  Highgate Choral Society joins forces with The London Chorus, New London Children's Choir and New London Orchestra at London's Royal Festival Hall.

As well as Britten's scene-setting, atmospheric Four Sea Interludes from his 1945 opera, Peter Grimes, and Vaughan Williams' epic Symphony No 1 (A Sea Symphony), the all-British programme will include the world premiere of Behold, the Sea composed by Ronald Corp especially for the occasion.

In aid of Help Musicians UK.

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