7-30pm Saturday 10 June 2017

St Andrew’s Church, Farnham  GU9 7PW

Poetry, Violin & Piano Recital

Graham Fawcett, Elizabeth Cooney & Grace Mo


Join renowned writer and broadcaster Graham Fawcett, and virtuoso violinist Elizabeth Cooney and pianist Grace Mo for an evening recital of poetry and music. Featuring the works of local literary giants who were born or lived in Surrey and Hampshire, Graham will recite poetry/prose by Jane Austen, William Cobbett, John Keats, Tennyson, Edward Thomas and Gilbert White. Elizabeth and Grace will perform music inspired by the writing, featuring works such as Vaughan Williams’ Lark Ascending and pieces by Elgar, Mozart as well as some Scotch/Irish airs and a little Persian folk music.


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John Keats – Ode to Autumn (Winchester, 1819)
Tchaikovsky – Song of Autumn for Violin and Piano

William Cobbett – from The Rural Rides (Hants. 1821)
Mozart, arr. Kreisler – Rondo in G, ‘Haffner’ for Violin and Piano

Gilbert White – Natural History of Selborne (selected excerpts)

Persian Folk Song from 12 Persian Folk Songs for Violin and Piano
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyan (trans. by Edward Fitzgerald,selected excerpts)
Ignace Pleyel – Rondo Favorit in E flat major, Ben.613 for Solo Piano
Jane Austen – Reading from ‘Emma’ (chpts 42-43) (Set on Box Hill)
Robin Adair – Scottish Air for Violin and Piano
Schubert – The Bee for Violin and Piano
Tennyson – from ‘The Passing of Arthur’ (living in Aldworth, Blackdown, near Haslemere)
Elgar – Chanson de Matin,  Chanson de Nuit for Violin and Piano
Edward Thomas – 3 Poems – The Lofty Sky, Haymaking and Aspens (Steep, Hants. 1915)
Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending for Violin and Piano

Tickets (available on-line – click BUY links below) Also on door

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Pay on the day on the door: £12-00 cash or cheque

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Refreshments are free but we invite donations of £2-50 for wine and 50p for juice towards the costs.

For further information please contact:
secretary@tilbach.org.uk 0300 201 0070 or 01252 613130