Tag Archives: English Music Festival

ENDNOTES, 5th June 2017

ENDNOTES, 5th June 2017 In a Summer Garden: new discoveries and romantic masterpieces at this year’s English Music Festival “Roses, lilies and a thousand sweet-scented flowers. Bright butterflies flitting from petal to petal, and gold-brown bees murmuring in the warm, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 16th April 2017

ENDNOTES, 16th April 2017 In this edition; Holst in the heavens: Vaughan Williams at a lake in the mountains: Richard Strauss and a miraculous sunrise – and French élan from Ibert. Reviewed by Stuart Millson From the Chandos record label … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 13th March 2017

Endnotes, 13th March 2017 In this edition: Now Comes Beauty, from EM Records; Vaughan Williams from Norway, reviewed by Stuart Millson; Concert at St John’s, March 1st 2017, reviewed by Leslie Jones With the English Music Festival (May Bank Holiday, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, June 2016

ENDNOTES, June 2016 In this edition: world premieres at the Tenth English Music Festival * Dr. Leslie Jones reviews Mozart Explored, An Academy in Vienna, St John’s Smith Square, 26th May 2016 Some 30 years ago (readers of this column, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, February 2016

ENDNOTES, February 2016 In this edition: Ben Palmer conducts music of the baroque era * Magnificat by Oliver Tarney * A Western Borderland from EM Records * Dr. Leslie Jones appreciates one of our finest pianists Thursday 28th January was … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – English music renewed STUART MILLSON

ENDNOTES – English music renewed STUART MILLSON relishes four world premieres at the English Music Festival The English Music Festival’s first concert took place in the autumn of 2006. An ambitious undertaking by its founder, Em Marshall-Luck, the Festival set … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Meditative music

ENDNOTES – Meditative music STUART MILLSON Rare English sonatas – Beethoven Piano Trios – Piano Concerto by Howard Ferguson – Ikon of Light by John Tavener Rupert Marshall-Luck (violinist and viola player) is emerging as one of the most dedicated … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Italian radiance and English glories

Italian radiance and English glories STUART MILLSON enjoys a lavish orchestral tapestry of Italian life and landscape, and the sounds of The Solent at The English Music Festival The Leopard (Il Gattopardo), by Giuseppe di Lampedusa, is a slow, sunlit, … Continue reading

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Endnotes – Rare British chamber works, Vivaldi arranged by Bach, and a trip to Lochnagar

ENDNOTES Rare British chamber works, Vivaldi arranged by Bach, and a trip to Lochnagar STUART MILLSON If there is one musical initiative in this country that has revealed a hitherto unseen, unknown and unappreciated dimension to our cultural understanding, it … Continue reading

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Overture for the 2013 English Music Festival

English Music Festival begins the year with curtain-raiser of rare gems The Orchestra of St. Paul’s, conductor, Ben Palmer at St. John’s, Smith Square, London. 28th February 2013 STUART MILLSON Before a note was played at February’s English Music Festival … Continue reading

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