'Delius Inspired' Festival
Bradford, July 2006

'Delius Inspired' Festival

1-8 July 2006

Bradford will be celebrating one of its most famous and important sons in a major, world class festival of music directed by the Internationally renowned violinist, Tasmin Little.

The aim is to show how Delius was inspired to create his own music and how that music then went on to influence other composers.

Saturday 1 July
Opening Concert at St George's Hall
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Soloist Tasmin Little
Leeds Festival chorus
Baritone James Rutherford

FENBY Rossini on Ilkla' Moor
DELIUS The Walk to the Paradise Garden
DELIUS Violin Concerto
DELIUS Sea Drift

Sunday 2 July
Lunchtime jazz and Reception to Open the Photographic Exhibition at the National
Museum of Photography
Early Evening choral event with Bradford Festival Chorus (tbc)
Evening viewing of BBC "The Works" film - The Lost Child
Late night Asian folk event

Monday 3 July
Evening of Song and Piano at St George's Hall:
Yvonne Kenny and Piers Lane

ELGAR Like to the Damask Rose
QUILTER Now sleeps the Crimson Petal
QUILTER Love's Philosophy
RAVEL Cinq melodies populaires grecques
RAVEL Valses nobles et sentimentales (piano solo)
DELIUS Il pleure dans mon coeur, Le ciel est, par-dessus le toit, Young Venevil, So white, so soft, so sweet is she, Love's Philosophy

DELIUS Irmelin, Twilight Fancies, I-Brasil, The Bird's Story
GRAINGER Rosenkavalier Ramble (piano solo)
HAHN Si mes vers avaient des ailes
SATIE La Diva de l'Empire
GRAINGER The Sprig of Thyme, Died for Love
QUILTER Over the Mountains

Tuesday 4 July
Recital at St George's Hall:
Tasmin Little and Martin Roscoe

GRIEG Sonata in G major
DELIUS Sonata No. 3

DELIUS Sonata No. 1
RAVEL Sonata

Wednesday 5 July
Evening viewing of Yorkshire TV film about Eric Fenby's return to Grez, followed by
Ken Russell's film: Song of Summer

Thursday 6 July
Lunchtime concert at Bradford Cathedral
Yehudi Menuhin School Junior Orchestra

Evening 'cello recital at St George's Hall
Julian Lloyd Webber and John Lenehan

DEBUSSY Sonata (1915)
FAURE Elegie
DELIUS Sonata (1915)

WILLIAM LLOYD WEBBER In the Half Light and Nocturne
RACHMANINOV Sonata in G minor op. 19 (1902)

Friday 7 July

Orchestral concert at St George's Hall:

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor David Atherton
Soloists Tasmin Little and Guy Johnston

GRAINGER Handel in the Strand (orch Henry Wood)
WARLOCK Serenade for Frederick Delius's 60th Birthday
DELIUS Double Concerto for Violin and 'Cello

DELIUS Two Pieces from Hassan (arr Beecham)
ELGAR Enigma Variations

Saturday 8 July
Finale of Festival
An Evening with Tasmin Little and Wayne Marshall

GRIEG Sonata in C minor
DELIUS 2nd sonata

WAYNE MARSHALL Solo Improvisation
DELIUS Sonata in B major op posth
RAVEL Tzigane

Photos from the Festival (Tasmin Little's site)

More photos (David Tall's site)

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