Friday 13 September 2019 7:30PM

Louise Alder soprano; Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano; Allan Clayton tenor; James Newby baritone; James Baillieu piano

Britten Gala


Change of Artist
For personal reasons, Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano) will no longer be performing in the above concert. She will be replaced by Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano). The programme remains the same.


  • Louise Alder soprano
  • Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano
  • Allan Clayton tenor
  • James Newby baritone
  • James Baillieu piano

Four leading singers explore Britten’s extraordinary range as a song composer in cycles dating between 1937 and 1965, and taking in such poets as Robert Burns and WH Auden, as well as the great Italian visual artist Michelangelo.

Live Stream

This event is part of the Live Stream concert series from Wigmore Hall and will be shown on our website at the time of the concert. Visit the Live Stream page

  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • On This Island Op. 11
        • A Charm of Lullabies Op. 41
        • Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo Op. 22
        • Songs and Proverbs of William Blake Op. 74

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