The ensemble "Nobilis" opens a new concert season with a program dedicated to the Year of Music of Great Britain in Russia. The works of English composers will be heard.
British composer, conductor and pianist, one of the largest composers of the 20th century. Britten's work marked the revival of opera in England, a new (after three centuries of silence), the output of English music on the world stage. Based on national tradition and mastering a wide range of modern expressive means, Britten created many works in all genres.
He is known as an outstanding English composer, although he was a violinist in musical education and self-taught in composition. In England, Edward Elgar is revered as a national hero along with Henry Purcell, William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and Bernard Shaw.
Ralph Vaughan Williams
a British composer, organist, conductor and musical public figure who played an important role in reviving interest in British academic music. In his work, he was inspired by the traditions of English masters of the 16th – 17th centuries (he revived the genre of the English mask) and folk music. Williams' works are marked by the scale of the design, melodism, masterful voice and original orchestration.