Friday 26 October 2018 1:00PM

Andrew Watts countertenor; Iain Burnside piano

A Countertenor Songbook

Booking information

This concert is part of Chamber Zone, a free ticket scheme for young people aged 8-25 years old. Please call the Box Office on 020 7935 2141 and quote “Chamber Zone” to book

Change of Programme and Running Order:
The programme order for this concert has changed and will now be as listed below:


This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Andrew Watts countertenor
  • Iain Burnside piano

Marking the launch of Andrew Watts’s CD on the NMC label, his Songbook ranges from Handel’s oratorio through Tippett’s Shakespearean incidental music, and Blake settings by the neglected Neville Bower to recent works by Tansy Davies, Joe Cutler and Raymond Yiu.

  • Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)
        • Songs for Ariel
  • Tansy Davies (b.1973)
        • Song of Pure Nothingness
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
      • Solomon HWV67
        • What though I trace each herb
  • Neville Bower
        • Songs of Innocence Op. 46
  • Joe Cutler (b.1968)
        • Song for Arthur
  • Raymond Yiu (b.1973)
        • When thou and I first one another saw
        • Forget-Me-Not

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