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James Gilchrist

Eastern-inspired vocal works by Britten, Lennox Berkeley and Sally Beamish come together in this richly coloured recital from respected British tenor James Gilchrist. 

Berkeley Five Chinese Songs Op 78
Britten Songs from the Chinese Op 58
Sally Beamish Four Songs from Hafez
Schubert ‘Ständchen’ from Schwanengesang
Dowland ‘In Darkness let me Dwell’ & ‘Come, heavy sleep’
Britten Nocturnal after John Dowland Op 70
Schumann Liederkreis Op 39

Please note this programme has changed from earlier published versions

James Gilchrist is joined by pianist Anna Tilbrook and acclaimed guitarist Craig Ogden, who also performs Britten’s atmospheric, virtuosic Nocturnal after John Dowland.

Gilchrist completes his programme with poignant Renaissance songs by Dowland, including the touching ‘In darkness let me dwell’, as well as Schumann’s Liederkreis.

This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3

James Gilchrist Tenor
Craig Ogden Guitar
Anna Tilbrook Piano

Berkeley Five Chinese Songs Op 78
Britten Songs from the Chinese Op 58
Sally Beamish Four Songs from Hafez
Schubert ‘Ständchen’ from Schwanengesang
Dowland ‘In Darkness let me Dwell’ & ‘Come, heavy sleep’
Britten Nocturnal after John Dowland Op 70
Schumann Liederkreis Op 39

Please note this programme has changed from earlier published versions.

 

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20 August 2015

  • The Queen's Hall (Show on map)
  • 105 minutes
  • £8.50 - £30*

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book. The 2019 programme will be available in the spring.