Friday 3 July 2020 10:00PM

Cancelled: Anne Sofie von Otter mezzo-soprano; Bengt Forsberg piano

Purcell, Britten, Medtner, Shostakovich and Grainger


Cancelled Concert
In response to advice from Public Health England, Wigmore Hall will be closed from Tuesday 17 March. This event has therefore been cancelled.

Read a full statement from Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly.


  • 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)
      • Vol. 2 France
        • Voici le Printemps
        • La belle est au jardin d'amour
        • Fileuse
  • Nicolas Medtner (1880-1951)
        • Fairy Tale in F minor Op. 14
  • 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
      • Vol. 1 British Isles
        • The Salley Gardens
      • Vol. 4 Moore's Irish Melodies
        • At the mid hour of night
      • Vol. 3 British Isles
        • The Plough Boy

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