Wednesday 21 October 2020 7:30PM

Allan Clayton tenor; Stephanie Wake-Edwards mezzo-soprano; James Baillieu piano

Brahms, Bridge, Britten and more


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


  • Allan Clayton tenor
  • Stephanie Wake-Edwards mezzo-soprano
  • James Baillieu piano

Tonight’s programme features tenor Allan Clayton in some of Britten’s realisations of music from the Baroque period and song cycles setting John Donne by both Britten (whose Holy Sonnets received their world première at Wigmore Hall) and the South African-British composer Ivy Priaulx Rainier, alongside a small selection of song performed by London-born mezzo-soprano Stephanie Wake-Edwards.

  • William Croft (1678-1727)
      • A Hymn on Divine Musick
  • Pelham Humfrey (1647-1674)
      • Lord, I have sinned
      • A Hymne to God the Father
  • Priaulx Rainier (1903-1986)
      • Cycle for Declamation
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
      • 8 Lieder und Gesänge Op. 57
        • Unbewegte laue Luft No. 8
  • Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
      • Kindertotenlieder
        • Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen
  • Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
      • Journey’s End
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • The Holy Sonnets of John Donne Op. 35

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