Saturday 26 September 2020 7:30PM

Gerald Finley bass-baritone; Julius Drake piano

Fauré, Duparc, Barber and more

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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

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  • Gerald Finley bass-baritone
  • Julius Drake piano

A combination of the French and American song traditions in this programme by the Canadian baritone, mixing art songs by Ives and Barber with the Great American Songbook.

  • In association with Tippet Rise Art Center
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
        • Chanson d’amour Op. 27 No. 1
        • Aurore Op. 39 No. 1
        • Les berceaux Op. 23 No. 1
        • L'horizon chimérique Op. 118
  • Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
        • Sérénade
        • Le manoir de Rosemonde
        • L'invitation au voyage
        • Phidylé
  • Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
        • Bessie Bobtail Op. 2 No. 3
        • Nocturne Op. 13 No. 4
        • Rain has fallen Op. 10 No. 1
        • Sleep now Op. 10 No. 2
        • I hear an army Op. 10 No. 3
  • Charles Edward Ives (1874-1954)
        • Feldeinsamkeit
        • Tom Sails Away
        • The Housatonic at Stockbridge
        • Memories: a. Very Pleasant, b. Rather Sad
        • 1, 2, 3
  • Harold Arlen (1905-1986)
        • It's Only a Paper Moon (arr. Stephen Higgins)
        • Last Night When We Were Young (arr. Stephen Higgins)
  • Cole Porter (1891-1964)
      • Fifty Million Frenchmen
        • The Tale of the Oyster
  • Encore
  • Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
      • Old American Songs II
        • Ching-a-ring chaw
  • Gabriel Fauré
        • Après un rêve Op. 7 No. 1