Saturday 21 December 2019 7:30PM

Ailish Tynan soprano; Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano; Theodore Platt baritone; Janet Suzman; Graham Johnson piano

A Winter Birthday

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Duration

This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval

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  • Ailish Tynan soprano
  • Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano
  • Theodore Platt baritone
  • Janet Suzman
  • Graham Johnson piano

Graham Johnson continues his Songmakers’ Almanac series by celebrating the most famous birthday of all. With a selection of songs by composers from Wolf and Strauss to Vaughan Williams and Britten, the line-up of talented singers explore the Christmas story from numerous characters’ perspectives through the ages.

  • Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
      • Spanisches Liederbuch Geistliche Lieder
        • Nun wandre, Maria
        • Die ihr schwebet
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
      • Hodie
        • The Oxen
  • Peter Warlock (1894-1930)
        • The First Mercy
  • Peter Cornelius (1824-1874)
      • Weihnachtslieder Op. 8
        • Die Hirten
  • Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
        • Die heiligen drei Könige aus Morgenland Op. 56 No. 6
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • The Birds
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • Noël des jouets
  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
        • Noël des enfants qui n'ont plus de maison
  • Harry M. Woods (1896-1970)
        • Poor Papa
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
      • Quatre chansons pour enfants
        • Nous voulons une petite soeur
  • Hugo Wolf
      • Goethe Lieder
        • Epiphanias
  • Interval
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • Der Kuss Op. 128
  • César Franck (1822-1890)
        • La Vierge à la crèche
  • Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
        • Búsan csörög a lomb Op. 6 No. 5
  • Noël Coward (1899-1973)
        • Mrs Worthington
  • Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
        • Come sing and dance
  • Charles Edward Ives (1874-1954)
        • A Christmas Carol
  • Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
        • Julens vuggesang
  • Joaquín Nin (1879-1949)
        • Villancicos Españoles
  • Engelbert Humperdinck (b.1936)
      • Weihnachtslieder
        • Weihnachten

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