Sunday 11 December 2022 3:00PM

Mary Bevan soprano; Nicky Spence tenor; William Vann piano; Jack Liebeck violin

How Cold the Wind doth Blow


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This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


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  • Mary Bevan soprano
  • Nicky Spence tenor
  • William Vann piano
  • Jack Liebeck violin

In a continuation of Wigmore Hall's marking of Ralph Vaughan Williams's anniversary, two leading singers come together with a pair of instrumentalists of equivalent renown for a celebration of the composer and his close associates, its title referring to one of his folksong arrangements: The Unquiet Grave.

  • Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
      • Jesu sweet, now will I sing Op. 35 No. 1
  • Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
      • 3 Old English Songs
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
      • The Seeds of Love
      • The Unquiet Grave
  • Gustav Holst
      • The heart worships
  • Thomas Dunhill (1877-1946)
      • The Cloths of Heaven
  • John Ireland (1879-1962)
      • Spleen
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
      • The Sky above the Roof
      • Dirge for Fidele
      • It Was a Lover and His Lass
  • Rebecca Clarke
      • A Psalm of David, When He Was in the Wilderness of Judah (Psalm 63)
  • Grace Williams (1906-1977)
      • Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount
  • Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994)
      • A Hymn to God the Father
  • Ina Boyle (1889-1967)
      • The Last Invocation
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
      • 2 Vocal Duets
      • 8 Traditional English Carols
        • Wassail Song

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