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Presteigne Festival 2017

As Artist in Residence for 2017, Rebecca is pleased to share details for the 35th Presteigne Festival, running from 24-29th August.

Thursday 24 August at 8.30pm

St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne LD8 2AF

THE CONSOLATIONS OF SCHOLARSHIP

Rebecca Afonwy-Jones mezzo-soprano Berkeley Ensemble
George Vass conductor

Peter Maxwell Davies Dances from ‘The Two Fiddlers’
Francis Poulenc Sextet for piano and wind instruments, FP100
Michael Berkeley Seven
Judith Weir The Consolations of Scholarship

 

Monday 28th August at 2:00pm

St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne LD8 2AF

SONGS OF INNOCENCE & EXPERIENCE

Rebecca Afonwy-Jones mezzo-soprano
Rachel Roberts viola
Timothy End piano

Carl Nielsen Songs and Verses, Op 6
Roxanna Panufnik Love Sought
Edward Gregson Five Songs of Innocence and Experience  
Johannes Brahms Two Songs, Op 91
Helen Grime Nobody Comes
Manuel de Falla Siete canciones populares españolas

 

Tuesday 29th August at 7:45pm

FESTIVAL FINALE

Gemma Rosefield cello
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones mezzo-soprano
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
George Vass conductor

John Joubert Sinfonietta, Op 38
Edward Gregson A Song for Chris
Hugh Wood Beginnings: Three Early Songs, Op 54
Franz Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat, D485