14 April 2016 – Temple Church Concert – Ning Feng, Kerson Leong, Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists and the choristers of the Temple Church Choir
Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists (directed by Thomas Gould, violin)
The choristers of the Temple Church Choir
Ning Feng (violin)*
Kerson Leong (violin)**
Roger Sayer (conductor)**
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending*
Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47
John Rutter Visions, New commission for solo violin, choir and string orchestra (world premiere)**
In the beautiful surroundings and acoustics of the iconic Temple Church, a late 12th century church built by the Knights Templar as their English headquarters, this concert features a world premiere of Rutter’s Visions, a new work for violin, choir and string orchestra performed by the Menuhin Competition Oslo 2010’s Junior 1st Prize winner Kerson Leong with the Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists and the choristers of the Temple Church Choir.
Menuhin Competition 2000 Senior prizewinner and London 2016 juror Ning Feng, a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, joins the latest generation of exceptional string players studying at the Academy in Vaughan Williams’ quintessentially British The Lark Ascending.
Temple Church, 19:30
Temple, London EC4Y 7BB
£15 £25 £35