Monday 30 November 2020 1:00PM

Christine Rice mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake piano

Britten, Musorgsky and Weill


This concert was live-streamed as part of the Wigmore Hall Autumn Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library


  • Christine Rice mezzo-soprano
  • Julius Drake piano

With an operatic repertory that over the last few years alone has ranged from Monteverdi through Handel and Mozart and on to Rossini, Verdi, Offenbach and Thomas Adès, the English mezzo has always thrived on variety – a quality once again evident in a programme drawing on three distinctive compositional traditions.

  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • Tit for Tat
  • Modest Musorgsky (1839-1881)
      • Songs and Dances of Death
  • Kurt Weill (1900-1950)
      • Was bekam des Soldaten Weib?
      • Nannas Lied
      • Es regnet
      • Berlin im Licht-Song
      • Wie lange noch?

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