Saturday 12 February 2022 7:00PM

Nash Ensemble

Britten, Dowland, Felix Mendelssohn and Purcell


Change of Artist and Programme
ue to illness, Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano) has had to withdraw from the Nash Ensemble’s concert on Saturday 12 February, 7:00PM. We are very grateful to Alasdair Beatson (piano) and Simon Lepper (piano) for stepping in at short notice. The programme for the song recital in the second half of the concert has changed slightly and will be as follows:


  • Nash Ensemble
  • Alasdair Beatson piano
  • Simon Lepper piano
  • Stephanie Gonley violin
  • Adrian Brendel cello
  • James Gilchrist tenor
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
      • Cello Sonata No. 2 in D Op. 58
      • Song without Words in G minor Op. 53 No. 3
      • Song without Words in E Op. 19b No. 1
      • Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor Op. 49
    • Performed at the National Gallery on February 21st 1940 by Margaret Goode (piano)Harry Blech (violin) and William Pleeth (cello)
  • Interval
  • John Dowland (1563-1626)
      • Awake, sweet love
      • In darkness let me dwell
      • Come, heavy sleep
  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
      • A Fool's Preferment Z571
        • I'll sail upon the dog-star
      • Rule a Wife and Have a Wife Z587
        • There’s not a swain on the plain
      • Not all my torments can your pity move Z400
      • On the brow of Richmond Hill Z405
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • Winter Words Op. 52
        • At day-close in November
        • The little old table
        • The Choirmaster's Burial
        • Proud songsters
        • Midnight on the Great Western
      • The Salley Gardens
      • Little Sir William
      • The Bonny Earl o’'Moray
      • I wonder as I wander
    • Performed at the National Gallery on Thursday October 7th 1943 by Peter Pears (tenor) and Benjamin Britten (piano)

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