Monday 22 June 2020 1:00PM

Iestyn Davies countertenor; Elizabeth Kenny lute

Live on BBC Radio 3 and in HD video on this website


This concert forms part of the Wigmore Hall BBC Radio 3 Special Broadcast series. It will be available to listen to live on BBC Radio 3 and also to watch live on Wigmore Hall's website.
The concert will be approximately one hour in duration.

  • Iestyn Davies countertenor
  • Elizabeth Kenny lute

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BBC Sounds

Celebrated countertenor Iestyn Davies presents a programme with one of Europe’s leading lute players, Elizabeth Kenny. Together they explore repertoire from the 16th to 19th centuries, including some of Kenny’s own lute arrangements of works by Henry Purcell.

  • Wigmore Hall's live stream of this concert is supported by Hamish Parker
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
      • Come, ye sons of art, away Z323
        • Strike the viol, touch the lute
      • Now Does the Glorious Day Appear (Ode for Queen Mary's Birthday) Z332
        • By beauteous softness mixed with majesty
        • Lord, what is man? (A Divine Hymn) Z192
        • Rigadoon (arr. Elizabeth Kenny)
        • Sefauchi's Farewell Z656 (arr. Elizabeth Kenny)
        • Lilbulero Z646
  • John Dowland (1563-1626)
        • Behold a wonder here
  • Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
        • The sypres curten of the night is spread
  • John Johnson (c.1545-1594)
      • Flat Pavan and Galliard
        • I. Pavan
  • John Dowland
        • Sorrow, stay, lend true repentant tears
        • The King of Denmark, his Galliard
  • Thomas Campion
        • I care not for these ladies
  • Anon
        • Mr Confess' Coranto
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
        • Abendempfindung K523
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Heidenröslein D257
        • Am Tage aller Seelen D343

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