The concert also includes the music of Ravel and Vaughan Williams. Martin James Bartlett, winner of the 2014 BBC Young Musician of the Year, is the soloist in Ravel’s jazz-inflected masterpiece, the Piano Concerto in G major.
Roderick Williams is the baritone soloist in Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs, an ecstatic setting of the poetry of 17th-century visionary George Herbert. Vaughan Williams is a former President of the Wimbledon Choral Society. Roderick Williams won the Singer of the Year Award in the 2016 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards and was awarded the OBE for services to music in June 2017.
The Wimbledon Choral Society and soloists are accompanied by the Philharmonia Orchestra under the direction of Neil Ferris.
RepertoireVaughan Williams: 5 Mystical Songs for baritone, chorus & orchestra