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Farley Music Festival : The Going Down of the Sun

Tuesday 10 June 2014 at 19:00

Going Down of the Sun
An evocation of England before, during and after the Great War.

Programme includes George Butterworth’s A Shropshire Lad and the first performance of two specially-commissioned works by Simon McEnery:

  • ‘In Different Skies’: a song-cycle for baritone and piano, based on the poems of Wilfred Owen
  • ‘Everyone Sang’  –  a piece for choir and string quartet, based on the Siegfried Sassoon poem.

GassedPerformers: Farley Chorale, Farley Quartet, Dyfed Wyn Evans (baritone), David Coram (pianist)

Dyfed Wyn Evans photoDavid Coram (pianist)







Dyfed Wyn Evans (baritone),                                                   David Coram (pianist)

Full Programme:

To be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water (I & II)
On Craig Ddu

Frederick Delius (1862-1934)

A Shropshire Lad
George Butterworth (1885-1916)
Loveliest of trees  –  When I was one and twenty ~ Look not in my eyes  –  Think no more, lad ~ The lads in their hundreds  –  Is my team ploughing?

Miniatures for Piano Trio (set 3)
Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
Valse Russe  –  Hornpipe  –  Marche Militaire

The Hills
John Ireland (1879-1962)

Heraclitus, op. 10, no.4
The Blue Bird, op. 119, no. 3 (soloist: Rosie Clay)
Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Interval (20 minutes)Farley Music Festival

Solemn Melody
Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)

In Different Skies (first performance)
Simon McEnery (1964- )
The Send-Off  –  ‘I saw his round mouth’s crimson…’ ~ Anthem for Doomed Youth  –  Futility

Friede auf Erden
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

Nos. 1 & 8 from Eight Pieces, op. 83
Max Bruch (1838-1920)

Everyone Sang (first performance)
Simon McEnery


All Saints’ Church, Farley, Salisbury SP5 1AH                                              

Tickets £15.00 (£10.00 for Friends of Farley Music) from Salisbury Playhouse 01722 320333 or on the door, to include an interval drink

All Saints' Church