Monday 24 September 2018 1:00PM

Lucy Crowe soprano; Joseph Middleton piano

Purcell, Weldon, Head, Ireland and Walton


  • Lucy Crowe soprano
  • Joseph Middleton piano

Lucy Crowe and Joseph Middleton present a programme of English song, ranging from Purcell’s 17th century examples – as refracted through Britten’s imaginative realisations – to settings by Britten’s teacher John Ireland and his older contemporaries William Walton and Michael Head.

  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Lord, what is man? (A Divine Hymn) Z192 (realised by Benjamin Britten)
        • O solitude, my sweetest choice Z406 (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • John Weldon (1676-1736)
        • Alleluia (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • Michael Head (1900-1976)
        • Over the rim of the moon
  • John Ireland (1879-1962)
        • The trellis
        • My true love hath my heart
        • When I am dead, my dearest
        • If there were dreams to sell
        • Earth's call
  • William Walton (1902-1983)
        • Daphne
        • Through gilded trellises
        • Old Sir Faulk

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