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lark & magic

Why The Lark Ascending is the most popular piece of classical music in the UK

Akiko Suwanai

In 2008, Akiko Suwanai was on the famous BBC Proms stage where together with the Philharmonia Orchestra she played the most popular classical music piece in the United Kingdom: The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

In this short video she speaks about her relationship with the piece.

BBC Soul Music

In this podcast episode from the BBC music series Soul Music, v Tasmin Little, Iona Brown and Allan Stephenson tell about the magic of Vaughan Williams' work.