Saturday 6 February 2021 1:00PM

Michael Butten guitar

New Elizabethan Award Showcase Recital


This concert was live-streamed as part of the Wigmore Hall Spring Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library


  • Michael Butten guitar

This international award, administered by the Musicians' Company, celebrates the rare artistic achievements in solo and ensemble repertoire of composers for the lute and guitar during the two golden ages of Elizabethan music.

  • John Dowland (1563-1626)
      • Preludium
      • Fantasia in G minor
      • Lachrimae Pavan
      • The Most Sacred Queen Elizabeth, Her Galliard

  • John McLeod
      • Fantasy on Themes from Britten’s ‘Gloriana’

  • John Dowland
      • Sir John Smith, his Almain
      • Can she excuse my wrongs
      • Lord Strang’s March

      • A Fancy P.73

  • Malcolm Henry Arnold (1921-2006)
      • Fantasy for guitar Op. 107
  • John Dowland
      • The Frog Galliard
      • Farewell
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • Nocturnal after John Dowland Op. 70
  • Encore
  • John Dowland
      • Lady Hunsdon's Puffe
  • Niel Gow (1727-1807)
      • Lament

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