Tuesday 9 January 2018 7:30PM

Allan Clayton; James Baillieu

Purcell, Vaughan Williams, Gurney and Schumann


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


Priority Bookings made for the Spring booking period of our 2017/18 season are subject to an administration fee of £3.00 per booking.

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  • Allan Clayton tenor
  • James Baillieu piano

Allan Clayton scored a massive critical hit as Hamlet in Brett Dean’s new opera for Glyndebourne last summer.

The tenor’s impassioned artistry and total commitment in performance can be heard here in songs packed with powerful images and romantic rapture.

    • programme to include:
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Thou wakeful shepherd (A Morning Hymn) Z198 (realised by Benjamin Britten)
        • In the black, dismal dungeon of despair Z190 (realised by Benjamin Britten)
        • Now that the sun hath veiled his light (An Evening Hymn on a Ground) Z193 (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
      • The House of Life
        • Silent Noon
  • Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)
        • Selected songs
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Kerner Lieder Op. 35

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