Thursday 21 May 2020 7:30PM

Cancelled: Iestyn Davies countertenor; Allan Clayton tenor; James Newby baritone; Alec Frank-Gemmill horn; Olivia Jageurs harp; James Baillieu piano


Additional notes

Cancelled Concert
In response to advice from Public Health England, Wigmore Hall will be closed from Tuesday 17 March. This event has therefore been cancelled.

Read a full statement from Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly.

  • Iestyn Davies countertenor
  • Allan Clayton tenor
  • James Newby baritone
  • Alec Frank-Gemmill horn
  • Olivia Jageurs harp
  • James Baillieu piano

A team of exceptional singers and musicians come together to perform all five of Britten’s canticles: the third, Still Falls the Rain, received its first performance at a memorial concert at Wigmore Hall in 1955.

  • Supported by the members of the Rubinstein Circle
  • The Britten Series is made possible with support from the Wigmore Hall Endowment Fund
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Canticle I: My beloved is mine Op. 40
        • Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac Op. 51
        • Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain - the Raids, 1940, Night and Dawn Op. 55
        • Canticle IV: Journey of the Magi Op. 86
        • Canticle V: The Death of Saint Narcissus Op. 89

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