England--Dorking

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VWL3279 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joyce Hooper

Dear Joyce

The John Passion next year - 1959 - will be on Saturday, February 14th, rehearsal 2.30, performance 7pm. I do hope you will be...

19580629
VWL3280 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Rosamund Strode

Dear Rosamund,

Will you come to Dorking, St Martin’s Church, on Saturday, February 14th and sing the soprano solos in Bach’s St John...

19580629
VWL3297 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

My dear Margery,
 
I have made the very sad decision that the performance of the Matthew Passion this year ought to be my last.  I am...

19580526
VWL3309 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

To the L.H.M.C. Choirs.

We are very sorry for our own sakes that we cannot be with you for the Festival.1
I shall miss you...

19580408
VWL3329 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John & Evelyn Barbirolli

Dear John and Evelyn,

We had what I believe to be the finest performance we have ever given at Dorking of the Matthew.  It must have been...

19580306
VWL4489 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Evans

Dearest Nancy
You looked lovely and you sounded lovely last night.1 It seemed to me that you and Vera2 rose to a high...

19580306
VWL3385 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

It will be grand if you can come on the 21st. Thank you so much for your thrilling account of the Hallé...

19580205
VWL3489 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Miss Roberts

Dear Miss Roberts1

Thank you so much for your letter. Please give your choirs my very best wishes for a fine performance on...

19570509
VWL3695 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kathleen Riddick

Dear Miss Riddick,

There is a report that you have threatened to withdraw a concerto engagement for Miss Vera Kantrovich with your...

19570122
VWL4487 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Evans

Dearest Nancy
I am shocked to hear that you have heard nothing from the Halle: I have written to them to blow them up - I do hope it...

19551003

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