On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday night at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9: Prepare to be amazed with musical treasures from the British Isles, starting with Vaughan Williams’ beloved masterpiece for strings, Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, and CUSO Principal Timpanist William Moersch will perform in a percussion concerto. This booty of British musical bounty concludes with the Enigma Variations of Edward Elgar.
British Bounty (1/28/17)
Stephen Alltop, conductor
William Moersch, percussion
Vaughan-Williams | Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
MacMillan | Percussion Concerto: “Veni, veni, Emmanuel”
Elgar | Enigma Variations, Op. 36