Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis (1910/1919)
Elgar ‘Nimrod’ from Enigma Variations Op.36
Gordon Jacob Cello Octet
Richard Birchall The Wind in the Willows
An evening of English music for eight cellos, including a new arrangement of the ever-popular ‘Tallis Fantasia’ and Gordon Jacob’s witty and irresistible octet; followed by a complete performance of Richard Birchall’s narrated version of The Wind in the Willows, a unique adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic animal tale.
Follow Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad on their unforgettable escapades on the river, through the wild wood, behind the wheel, and battling to regain Toad Hall from the weasels. All brought to life in this brand new musical version.
‘An ensemble which digs deep into our souls’. BBC RADIO 3