Wednesday 17 March 2021 7:30PM

Ailish Tynan soprano; Robin Tritschler tenor; James Baillieu piano

Balfe, Barber, Bishop and more


This concert was live-streamed as part of the Wigmore Hall Spring Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library


  • Ailish Tynan soprano
  • Robin Tritschler tenor
  • James Baillieu piano

John Gilhooly has devised a special event for St Patrick’s Day, in particular for those who have been isolated anywhere, and away from family and friends over the past year.

The concert celebrates the global Irish diaspora and the strong cultural and artistic bonds between Britain and Ireland. It will be introduced by HE Adrian O’Neill, Ambassador of Ireland, and presented by the much loved Sean Rafferty. Ailish Tynan, Robin Tritschler and James Baillieu join forces in a beautiful programme of Irish poetry, folksongs and translations. The event will be broadcast live on Wigmore Hall’s website and YouTube channel, on RTÉ Lyric FM Facebook and It will be broadcast on RTÉ Lyric FM The Full Score with Liz Nolan the following day at 1pm.

  • Traditional
      • Believe me if all those endearing young charms
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • Vol. 4 Moore's Irish Melodies
        • Oft in the stilly night
        • Sail on, sail on
  • Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
      • A Dream
  • Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
      • When you are old
  • Benjamin Britten
      • Vol. 1 British Isles
        • The Salley Gardens
  • Muriel Herbert (1897-1984)
      • The Lake Isle of Innisfree
  • Thomas Dunhill (1877-1946)
      • The Cloths of Heaven
  • Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
      • Hermit Songs Op. 29
      • Nuvoletta Op. 25
  • Frank Bridge
      • Golden Hair
  • Edmund Pendleton
      • Bid adieu
  • Traditional
      • The Spanish Lady
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
      • Reynardine
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
      • The Fanaid Grove
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
      • I will walk with my love
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
      • The Old Turf Fire
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
      • The Gartan Mother's Lullaby
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
      • Johnny I hardly knew you
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
      • She moved through the fair
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
      • Tigaree torum orum
        • (arranged by Herbert Hughes)
  • Michael William Balfe (1808-1870)
      • When other lips and other hearts from 'The Bohemian Girl'
      • I dreamt that I dwelt in Marble Halls
  • Trad/Irish
      • Londonderry Air
  • Henry Rowley Bishop (1786-1855)
      • Home! Sweet Home!

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