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.
Edward Thomas – The Lofty Sky (Steep, Hants. 1915)
Edward Thomas – Haymaking (Steep, Hants.1915)
Edward Thomas – Aspens (Steep, Hants. 1915)
Elgar – Two Pieces for Violin and Piano
William Cobbett – from The Rural Rides (Hants. 1821)
Jane Austen – Emma (chpts 42-43) (Set on Box Hill)
Robin Adair – Scotch Air, Violin and Piano
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Edward Fitzgerald’s translation
Persian Air, Violin and Piano
John Keats – Ode to Autumn (Winchester, 1819)
Tennyson – from ‘The Passing of Arthur’ (living in Aldworth, Blackdown, near Haslemere)
Mozart – Piece for Violin and Piano
Gilbert White – The Natural History of Selborne
Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending
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Refreshments are free but we invite donations of £2-50 for wine and 50p for juice towards the costs.