Saturday 22 October 2022 4:30PM

Harriet Burns soprano; Ailish Tynan soprano; Elgan Llŷr Thomas tenor; Robin Tritschler tenor; Adam Walker flute; Rosalind Ventris viola; Ian Tindale piano

Ludlow English Song Day: 'Hiraeth': Celtic perspectives

Duration

This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval

£16concs£14

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  • Harriet Burns soprano
  • Ailish Tynan soprano
  • Elgan Llŷr Thomas tenor
  • Robin Tritschler tenor
  • Adam Walker flute
  • Rosalind Ventris viola
  • Ian Tindale piano

In Welsh, the term ‘hiraeth’ denotes a complex idea combining homesickness with a longing for the past, here explored in works by composers of various Celtic origins.

  • Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
      • An Irish Idyll in 6 Miniatures Op. 77
        • Back to Ireland
  • Dorothy Parke (1904-1990)
      • Song in Exile
  • Hamilton Harty (1879-1941)
      • 6 Songs of Ireland Op. 18
        • Lookin' Back
  • Philip Hammond (b.1951)
      • The Blackbird's Poet
  • Dilys Elwyn-Edwards (1918-2012)
      • Caneuon y Tri Aderyn (Songs of the Three Birds)
        • Y Gylfinir (The Curlew)
  • Joan Trimble (1915-2000)
      • Green Rain
  • Rhian Samuel (b.1944)
      • Summer's Leave
  • Dilys Elwyn-Edwards
      • A Fairy Hunt
  • Francis George Scott (1880-1958)
      • Hungry Waters
  • Havelock Nelson (1917-1996)
      • Dirty Work
  • Judith Weir (b.1954)
      • Scotch Minstrelsy
        • Bessie Bell and Mary Gray
        • Lady Isobel and the Elf-Knight
  • Francis George Scott
      • Ay waukin, O
  • Jonathan Nangle (b.1981)
      • Snáth (Yarn)
        • Snáth (Yarn)
  • Dilys Elwyn-Edwards
      • The Cloths of Heaven
  • Joan Trimble
      • Girl's Song
  • Francis George Scott
      • The Wee Man
  • Morfydd Owen (1891-1918)
      • William
  • Ina Boyle (1889-1967)
      • Himself and his Fiddle
  • Charles Wood (1866-1926)
      • Denny's Daughter
      • Echo
  • Trad/Welsh
      • Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night)
        • (arranged by Huw Watkins)

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