Sunday 7 November 2021 3:00PM

Mikhail Timoshenko baritone; Elitsa Desseva piano

Don Quixote – Despite and Still

Information

Priority Booking for this concert will open to Friends of Wigmore Hall from Wednesday 22 September at 10:00AM. For a full breakdown of booking dates, please visit our Priority Booking page.

General sale for this concert will open at 10:00AM on Monday 4 October.

Duration

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

£16

Ticket bookings are subject to a £4 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Mikhail Timoshenko baritone
  • Elitsa Desseva piano

Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera Song Competition Winner's Recital

Having won the Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera Song Competition in September 2019, the Russian baritone returns with the Bulgarian pianist, his regular duo partner, for a programme that focuses on the knightly hero of Cervantes’s classic novel, and also mixes Rachmaninov with two leading American composers of song.

  • Ned Rorem (b.1923)
      • Poems of Walt Whitman
        • To you
    • Code of Honor
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
      • Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
    • à Dulcinée
  • Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
      • She is as lovely as the noon Op. 14 No. 9
      • Sing not to me, beautiful maiden Op. 4 No. 4
      • In the silence of the secret night Op. 4 No. 3
    • Never to Meet
  • Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
      • Despite and Still Op. 41
        • Solitary Hotel
  • Ned Rorem
      • Poems of Walt Whitman
        • O you whom I often and silently come
  • Samuel Barber
      • Despite and Still Op. 41
        • My Lizard
    • The Holy Fool
  • Ned Rorem
      • Poems of Walt Whitman
        • As Adam early in the morning
  • Samuel Barber
      • Despite and Still Op. 41
        • In the Wilderness
  • Ned Rorem
      • Poems of Walt Whitman
        • Gliding o'er all
    • The Impossible Dream
  • Sergey Rachmaninov
      • Oh thou, my field Op. 4 No. 5
      • The Dream Op. 8 No. 5
      • Fragment from Musset Op. 21 No. 6
    • Between Madness and Sanity
  • Samuel Barber
      • Despite and Still Op. 41
        • A Last Song: A last song, and a very last
        • Despite and Still
  • Ned Rorem
      • Poems of Walt Whitman
        • Look down, fair moon
    • Legacy
  • Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)
      • 4 Chansons de Don Quichotte

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