Thursday 3 June 2021 1:00PM

Gweneth Ann Rand soprano; Simon Lepper piano

An Imperfect Tapestry


This concert will be live streamed on this website in HD and will be available on demand for 30 days after the date of the concert. Watch live here

  • Gweneth Ann Rand soprano
  • Simon Lepper piano

The final anniversary concert is a recital by Gweneth Ann Rand, one of Wigmore Hall’s newly-appointed Associate Artists, with a programme which Rand describes as ‘a personal reflection of Black voices and muses, stretching back in time to the Black Venus, who inspired the poetry of Baudelaire’.

  • Trad
      • Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
      • 5 poèmes de Baudelaire
        • Recueillement
        • Le balcon
        • La mort des amants
  • Meeropol (1903-1986)
      • Strange fruit
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
      • Chansons madécasses
  • Traditional
      • Black is the colour of my true love's hair
  • Harry Sever
      • Tears
  • Errollyn Wallen (b.1958)
      • Peace on Earth
  • Adolphus Hailstork (b.1941)
      • Songs of Love and Justice
        • Decisions