Orchestra of the Swan – Henry V
Walton Henry V
Conductor – Bruce O’Neil
Narrator – Kevin Whately
Choir – Papagena and friends
Henry V is the heroic score Walton provided for Laurence Olivier’s film of Shakespeare’s Henry V, stirring patriotic feelings during World War II. Tonight we get a rare chance to enjoy the chamber ensemble reduction by Ted Watson, a musician connected so strongly with the Royal Shakespeare Company.