Thursday 1 February 2018 7:30PM

Mark Padmore tenor; Roderick Williams baritone; Julius Drake piano; Rory Kinnear actor

Songs of the Sea

Additional notes

Confirmation of Artist
We are pleased to announce that Rory Kinnear (actor) will be joining Mark Padmore (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), and Julius Drake (piano) for this evening concert.

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  • Mark Padmore tenor
  • Roderick Williams baritone
  • Julius Drake piano
  • Rory Kinnear actor

Songs about sea battles, journeys by ship and the lure of the ocean, set to music of mighty emotional power, form this celebration of maritime adventure and life before the mast.

Mark Padmore, Roderick Williams and Julius Drake share the stage for a programme interspersed with readings of poetry exploring the theme of the seas.

  • Robert Frost (1874-1963)
        • Neither Out Far Nor In Deep
  • John Ireland (1879-1962)
        • Sea Fever
  • Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990)
        • Water Music
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
        • Sailor's song HXXVIa:31
  • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
      • Songs of the Sea Op. 91
        • Drake's Drum
  • Thomas Hardy (1848-1912)
        • The Convergence of the Twain
  • Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
      • Before and after Summer Op. 16
        • Channel Firing
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
        • Au cimetière Op. 51 No. 2
  • Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)
        • The Idea of Order at Key West
  • Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
        • La vie antérieure
  • Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)
        • To Marguerite
  • Gabriel Fauré
        • Les berceaux Op. 23 No. 1
  • Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
        • Wild nights - wild nights!
  • Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
        • The Seal Man
  • Stevie Smith (1902-1971)
        • Not waving but drowning
  • Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)
      • Songs for Ariel
        • Full fathom five
  • Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
        • By the Sea
  • Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
      • Sea Pictures Op. 37
        • Sea Slumber Song
  • Interval
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • Wasserfahrt
  • Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
        • The Sea and the Hills
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Der Schiffer D536
        • Auf dem Wasser zu singen D774
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
        • Excerpt from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • Franz Schubert
        • Meeres Stille D216
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
        • The Kraken
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • Meerfahrt Op. 96 No. 4
        • Die Meere Op. 20 No. 3
  • Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
        • Seemanns Abschied
  • Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)
        • I caught a tremendous fish
  • Edward Elgar
      • Sea Pictures Op. 37
        • Where corals lie
  • Charles Causley (1917-2003)
        • Able Seaman Hodge Remembers Ceylon
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Tom Bowling
        • Sail on, sail on
  • Edward Lear (1812-1888)
        • The Jumblies
  • Victor Hely-Hutchinson (1901-1947)
        • The Owl and the Pussycat
  • Encore
  • Trad/American
        • Shenandoah (arr. Roderick Williams)

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