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mon 18 mar 2019 14:00 
Composer: Benjamin Britten

Evert Jan Nagtegaal and the Art of Song

Benjamin Britten – A life with Songs (part 2)

 

All works by Benjamin Britten.

1. Sonetto 16 from: Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo

Tenor Allan Clayton and Malcolm Martineau piano

2. Sonetto 30, 55, 38, 32 and 24 from: Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo

Tenor Allan Clayton and Malcolm Martineau piano

3. A Charm of Lullabies for mezzo-soprano and piano op.41 (1947)
a. A Cradle Song (Blake)
b. The Highland Balou (Burns)
c. Sephestia’s Lullaby (Robert Greene)
d. A Charm (Thomas Randolph)
e. The Nurse’s Song (John Philip)

Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston with Malcom Martineau piano.

4. Chamber Music – text James Joyce

Tenor Allan Clayton together with pianist Malcolm Martineau

5. ‘Songs and Proverbs of William Blake for baritone and piano, Op. 74
a. Proverb 1
b. London
c. Proverb 2
d. The Chimney Sweeper
e. Proverb 3
f. A Poison Tree
g. Proverb 4
h. The Tyger
i. Proverb 5
j. The Fly
k. Proverb 6
l. Ah! Sun-flower
m. Proverb 7
n. Every Night and every Morn

Baritone Benedict Nelson together with Malcolm Martineau.

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