PRESIDENT: SIR ANDREW DAVIS CBE
Above: Sir Henry Wood with Vaughan Williams (top middle) and his sixteen personally chosen singers to perform and record Serenade to Music (1938).
MASS IN G MINOR
For unaccompanied double choir and four soloists, and divided into five movements. Written in 1921. Dedicated to Gustav Holst and the Whitsuntide Singers. R.R Terry directed its first performance at Westminster Cathedral.
DONA NOBIS PACEM
A Cantata for Soprano and Baritone soli, Chorus and Orchestra (1936).
Conducted by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
FIVE MYSTICAL SONGS
‘Love Bad me Welcome’. One of five settings by Vaughan Williams, of 17th-century poet George Herbert’s Five Mystical Songs.
FANTASIA ON CHRISTMAS CAROLS
For baritone and mixed chorus.
TOWARD THE UNKNOWN REGION
For chorus and orchestra using the words of Walt Whitman. BBC Proms 2013.
(THE HOLY CITY)
An Oratorio for Tenor and Baritone soli, Chorus, semi-Chorus, distant Chorus and Orchestra (1923/1925).
Suite for solo viola, small chorus and small orchestra. Six verses, each headed by a verse from the Song of Solomon. Viola and a wordless choir.
SERENADE TO MUSIC
For chorus and orchestra with text from Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice
SIX CHORAL SONGS
Six Choral Songs – to be Sung in Times of War (1940)