Mark Padmore celebrates Ravel and Vaughan Williams

Music, Classical and opera
© Marco Borggreve Mark Padmore
The English tenor Mark Padmore presents an intimate evening of chamber music revolving around the musical and personal friendship between Maurice Ravel and Ralph Vaughan Williams, with pianist Roger Vignoles and Navarra String Quartet. Ravel's Cinq Mélodies populaires grècques; Vaughan Williams's 'The New Ghost" (No 3 of four poems by Fredegond Shove); Ravel's 'Ronsard à son âme' for voice and piano; Vaughan Williams's 'The Sky above the roof' for voice and piano; Ravel's String Quartet in F; Vaughan Williams's 'Procris' (No 1 of four Last Songs); 'Menelaus' (No 4 of four Last Songs); Ravel's 'Sainte' for voice and piano; Vaughan Williams's Three Poems by Walt Whitman; and 'On Wenlock Edge'. (Note: at 6.15pm in QEH, Piers Burton-Page explores the links between Ravel and Vaughan Williams; free.