Saturday 29 July 2017 7:00PM

A Serenade to Music

Final Song Recital of the Season

Additional notes

Please note the starting time is 7:00pm

Change of Running Order
The running order for this concert has changed from previously advertised and is now confirmed as listed below.

Change of Artist
Due to illness, Ruby Hughes (soprano) is no longer able to perform in the above concert. We are extremely grateful to Milly Forrest (soprano) for stepping in at short notice.

The programme will remain the same.


  • Elizabeth Watts soprano
  • Mary Bevan soprano
  • Eleanor Dennis soprano
  • Milly Forrest soprano
  • Gemma Summerfield soprano
  • Tara Erraught mezzo-soprano
  • Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano
  • Kathryn Rudge mezzo-soprano
  • Kitty Whately mezzo-soprano
  • Benjamin Hulett tenor
  • Nick Pritchard tenor
  • Nicky Spence tenor
  • Robin Tritschler tenor
  • Benjamin Appl baritone
  • Marcus Farnsworth baritone
  • Gavan Ring baritone
  • Milan Siljanov bass-baritone
  • Graham Johnson piano
  • Eugene Asti piano

Wigmore Hall crowns its acclaimed Schubert: The Complete Songs series, among the most ambitious projects in the venue’s history, with a gala concert featuring performances by stars of the younger generation and overseen by Graham Johnson, one of the truly great Schubertians.

Chabrier’s Ode and Vaughan Williams’s Serenade pay tribute to Music for her role in Schubert’s peerless achievement.

  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Viel tausend Sterne prangen D642
        • Klaglied D23
        • Trost in Tränen D120
        • Nun lasst uns den Leib begraben (Begräbnislied) D168
        • Jesus Christus unser Heiland (Osterlied) D168a
        • Das Mädchen von Inistore D281
        • Am ersten Maimorgen D344
        • Der Entfernten D350
        • Klage D371
        • Lied in der Abwesenheit D416
        • Lied 'Ferne von der grossen Stadt' D483
        • Nur wer die Liebe kennt (fragment) D513a
        • Trost D523
        • Das grosse Halleluja D442
        • Der Kreuzzug D932
        • Mirjams Siegesgesang D942
        • Kantate für Irene Kiesewetter D936
  • Interval
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Music for a while Z583 (arr. Sir Michael Tippett/Walter Bergmann)
  • William Croft (1678-1727)
        • A Hymn on Divine Musick (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • Henry Purcell
        • If music be the food of love Z379c (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • Franz Schubert
        • An die Musik D547
  • Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894)
        • Ode à la musique
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
        • Serenade to Music

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