Friday 26 October 2018 1:00PM

Andrew Watts countertenor; Iain Burnside piano

A Countertenor Songbook


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


Priority Bookings made for the Autumn booking period of our 2018/19 Season are subject to an administration fee of £4.00 per booking.

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  • 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.

  • Tansy Davies (b.1973)
        • Song of Pure Nothingness
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
      • Solomon HWV67
        • What though I trace each herb
  • Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)
        • Songs for Ariel
  • 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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