Friday 15 March 2019 7:30PM

Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake piano; Emily Berrington actor

Zemlinsky, Schumann, Argento and Howells


Confirmation of Programme
The programme for this concert has been confirmed as listed below:


  • Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
  • Julius Drake piano
  • Emily Berrington actor

With regular pianist partner Julius Drake, Dame Sarah Connolly offers Dominick Argento’s cycle from Woolf’s posthumously published A Writer’s Diary, which won the composer the Pulitzer Prize in 1975, and Schumann’s moving late settings of texts attributed to Mary Stuart.

Listen to Dame Sarah Connolly in conversation with Katy Hamilton

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  • Alexander Zemlinsky (1871-1942)
        • 6 Gesänge Op. 13
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart Op. 135
    • With excerpts from Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller in a new adaptation by Robert Icke
    • Mary Stuart was first performed at the Almeida Theatre on 15 January 2018
  • Interval
  • Dominick Argento (1927-2019)
        • From the Diary of Virginia Woolf
    • Presented as part of A Music of One's Own by Kate Kennedy
  • Encore
  • Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
        • King David

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