Sunday 5 January 2020 3:00PM
Julien Van Mellaerts baritone; James Baillieu piano
Mahler, Farr, Britten and Poulenc
This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval
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- Julien Van Mellaerts baritone
- James Baillieu piano
Winner of the 2017 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition, the New Zealand baritone brings a group of songs from his homeland that celebrate its wildlife: composer Gareth Farr has set four texts by Bill Manhire extolling the country’s birds.
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
- Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Gareth Farr (b.1968)
- Ornithological Anecdotes (UK première)
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
- Sally in our Alley
- The Plough Boy
- The Salley Gardens
- O Waly, Waly
- Oliver Cromwell
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
- Chansons gaillardes