Wednesday 24 June 2020 1:00PM

Cancelled: Members of Britten Sinfonia; Iestyn Davies countertenor

Purcell, Wolf, Gurney, Watts and Schoenberg

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Cancelled Concert
In response to advice from Public Health England, Wigmore Hall will be closed from Tuesday 17 March. This event has therefore been cancelled.

Read a full statement from Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly.

  • Members of Britten Sinfonia
  • Iestyn Davies countertenor

A very special programme of music featuring the incomparable countertenor Iestyn Davies, performing a programme of music composed and arranged by Tim Watts, taking scores by composers including Purcell, Ivor Gurney and Hugo Wolf. The concert also features the London première of a new work for countertenor and string sextet.

Join us for a 45 minute pre-concert talk at 12.15PM, featuring Tim Watts discussing his new work with Dr Kate Kennedy. Book your free ticket here

  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
      • Of old, when heroes thought it base Z333
        • So when the glitt'ring Queen of Night (arr. Tim Watts)
  • Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
        • Sun of the sleepless (arr. Tim Watts)
  • Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)
        • All night under the moon (arr. Tim Watts)
  • Tim Watts (b.1979)
        • A world in the Moone (London première)
  • Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
        • Verklärte Nacht Op. 4

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