LoFullFinalSacrifice sm PosterThe Esterhazy Singers remembered those affected and involved in conflict. We presented music by composers who fought or were directly involved with The First World War as we approached the 100th year of armistice.


Greater Love hath no man - John Ireland
Lo, the full, final sacrifice – Gerald Finzi
Valiant for Truth – Ralph Vaughan Williams

 

Other composers included Alban Berg, Herbert Howells, Maurice Ravel

SwalcliffeA summer programme of music by women composers, with related readings, to commemorate the granting of the vote to the first women in 1918. It featured pieces by composers ranging from 12th century Hildegard of Bingen to Roxanne Panufnik, born 1968, including Clara Schumann, Theo Musgrave, Fanny Mendelssohn, Lilli Boulanger and Cecilia McDowall. Ethel Smyth’s March of the Women was given a rousing performance.

The Esterhazy Singers of London

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