2022-23 celebrating the 150th anniversary of the composer
RVW50, the celebrations for Ralph Vaughan Williams’s 150th birthday have launched with the start of a symphonic cycle Toward the Unknown Region presented by the BBC Philharmonic and the Halle over 11 weeks in Manchester.
‘As an artist he deserves a position in our culture of the rank we accord to Shakespeare, Turner, Wren or Dickens.’The Telegraph
Join us in Song!
The Royal School of Church Music has issued a warm invitation to singers in churches, schools, choirs, and festivals all over the country to celebrate Vaughan Williams in his 150th year.
Versions of Vaughan Williams
Ceri Owen introduces the composer
Current Funding Situation
Due to unprecedented demand for funding in the 150th anniversary year our grants budget for 2022 has been fully allocated. We will only give grants now in exceptional circumstances.
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