Friday 3 July 2020 10:00PM

Anne Sofie von Otter mezzo-soprano; Bengt Forsberg piano

Purcell, Britten, Medtner, Shostakovich and Grainger

Additional notes

Please note the starting time of this concert is 10.00pm

Change of Running Order
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Booking information

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


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  • Anne Sofie von Otter mezzo-soprano
  • Bengt Forsberg piano

A characteristically diverse late-night programme from the Swedish mezzo and her regular pianist partner, bringing together long-term favourites with unusual items, light and serious.

  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
      • Now Does the Glorious Day Appear (Ode for Queen Mary's Birthday) Z332
        • By beauteous softness mixed with majesty (arr. Thomas Adès)
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Voici le Printemps
        • La belle est au jardin d'amour
        • Fileuse
  • Nicolas Medtner (1880-1951)
        • Fairy Tale in F minor Op. 14 No. 1
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • 6 Verses of Marina Tsvetayeva Op. 143
  • Percy Grainger (1882-1961)
        • Country Gardens
        • Blithe Bells
        • Handel in the Strand
  • Benjamin Britten
        • The Salley Gardens
        • At the mid hour of night
        • The Plough Boy

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