Program Notes for Oh, To Be In England!, April 6

This concert’s program notes have been compiled from the Journal of the RVW Society, the Guardian’s August 2014 “Symphony Guide” and program notes from the BBC Proms, August 2014.   Ralph Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) was born into a well-to-do and socially progressive family. He started on the piano at…

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An interview with Phoebe Tsang

Violinist Phoebe Tsang is the concertmaster of the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. On April 6, 2019, she will feature in the PSO’s performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending at Oh, To Be In England!, a concert sponsored by Scotiabank and presented at Showplace Performance Centre. Recently, Susan Oliver had the opportunity to interview Phoebe on behalf…

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