Evening Masterworks: Ralph Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 5 in D for May 14, 2023
Evening Masterworks: Ralph Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 5 in D
Between 1938 and 1943, Ralph Vaughan Williams was quite busy on a variety of musical projects, including his earliest film scores, an opera, and music for the war effort. He was also composing hisSymphony No .5 during this time, a work actually dedicated to Jean Sibelius and is full of radiance and lyricism. TheSymphony No. 5 in D by Ralph Vaughan Williams, our Evening Masterwork tonight at 7 on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9.