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.

Booking information

This concert is part of Chamber Zone, a free ticket scheme for young people aged 8-25 years old. Please call the Box Office on 020 7935 2141 and quote “Chamber Zone” to book

Duration

This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval

£38£33£27£20£15

Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • 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.

  • John Ireland (1879-1962)
        • Sea Fever
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
        • Sailor's song HXXVIa:31
  • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
      • Songs of the Sea Op. 91
        • Drake's Drum
  • Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
      • Before and after Summer Op. 16
        • Channel Firing
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
        • Au cimetière Op. 51 No. 2
  • Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
        • La vie antérieure
  • Gabriel Fauré
        • Les berceaux Op. 23 No. 1
  • Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
        • The Seal Man
  • Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)
      • Songs for Ariel
        • Full fathom five
  • Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
      • Sea Pictures Op. 37
        • Sea Slumber Song
  • Interval
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • Wasserfahrt
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Der Schiffer D536
        • Auf dem Wasser zu singen D774
        • Meeres Stille D216
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • Meerfahrt Op. 96 No. 4
        • Die Meere Op. 20 No. 3
  • Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
        • Seemanns Abschied
  • Edward Elgar
      • Sea Pictures Op. 37
        • Where corals lie
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Tom Bowling
        • Sail on, sail on
  • Victor Hely Hutchinson
        • The Owl and the Pussycat

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