Monday 6 March 2017 1:00PM

Carolyn Sampson; Matthew Wadsworth

Dowland, Anon, Britten, Stephen Goss and Purcell


  • Carolyn Sampson soprano
  • Matthew Wadsworth lute

Carolyn Sampson and Matthew Wadsworth appear to share a sixth sense, connecting one to the other in performance to reach the deepest recesses of imagination and spiritual insight. Their lunchtime programme is fuelled by the vitality of English song, with its close relationship to folk art and poetry, and by the creative genius of Dowland, Purcell and Britten.

  • BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
  • John Dowland (1563-1626)
        • Shall I strive with words to move
        • Now, O now I needs must part
        • Come again! Sweet love doth now invite
        • A Dream
  • Anon
        • Galliarda
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Master Kilby
        • I will give my love an apple
        • The Soldier and the Sailor
  • Stephen Goss (b. 1964)
        • The Miller's Tale for solo theorbo (world première)
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Retir'd from any Mortal's sight Z581
        • O solitude, my sweetest choice Z406
        • When first Amintas sued for a kiss Z430
  • Encore
  • Anon
        • I will give my Love an Apple

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