The Elgar Connection

Elizabeth Charlesworth, Jonathan Bickley , John Bashforth & The Gerrard Sinfonia
Group type: Soloists
  • Sunday 17 March
    4.00 – 6.00pm
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free with collectionfree

There are the remains of prominent people from the past lying in the churchyard of St Leonard's Church Wortley. What is the connection with Edward Elgar? lying in the

The afternoon begins at 14:00 with a tour of the churchyard conducted by local historian Paul Lafferty. There will be a pre-concert talk at 15:30 in the church also by Paul. The concert begins at 16:00 with music for orchestra, organ and voice by Elgar and his legacy. Come to all or any of the afternoon


Elizabeth Charlesworth (soprano), Jonathan Bickley (piano), John Bashforth (organ) and The Gerrard Sinfonia (string orchestra)


  • Parry: Lady Radnor Suite
  • Elgar: Vesper Voluntaries for organ
  • Elgar: Like to the Damask Rose
  • The Shepherd's Song
  • Song of Autumn
  • Ireland: Ex ore innocentium
  • Spring Sorrow
  • If There were Dreams to Sell
  • Elgar: Chanson de Matin
  • Chanson de Nuit
  • Serenade for strings
  • Finzi: Intrada

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