British Music Society - Taiwan Festival 2023 ‘Bliss and Friends’ Saturday 14 January 2023 in Taipei at 19.00 hrs and Tuesday 17 January 2023 in Kaosiung at 19.30 hrs Chu-Yu Yang (violin), Eric McElroy (piano) Programme: Gustav Holst - Five Pieces for Violin and Piano Arthur Bliss - Sonata for Violin and Piano Ian Venables - Sonata for Violin and Piano Ivor Gurney - The Apple Orchard for Violin and Piano Malcolm Arnold - Five Pieces for Violin and Piano Gerald Finzi - Elegy for Violin and Piano Cheryl Frances-Hoad - Bloom for Violin and Piano Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending for Violin and Piano (Arthur Bliss Society, Bliss Trust, Finzi Friends, Holst Society, Ivor Gurney Trust, RVW Trust)  ‘Interview’ Monday 16 January 2023 on YouTube at 12 noon Rodney Friend talks with Robert Matthew-Walker  and  Mark Bebbington (violinist)                           (musicologist/composer)                          (pianist)