Saturday 9 September 2017 7:30PM

Robin Tritschler tenor; Julius Drake piano

Schubert, Schumann, Ravel and Britten

Additional notes

Change of Artist
Owing to appendicitis, Gerald Finley regrets that he is unable to perform in the opening concert of the season. We send him our best wishes for a speedy recovery. We are grateful to Robin Tritschler (tenor) for stepping in at short notice, alongside Julius Drake, in the following programme listed below.


  • Robin Tritschler tenor
  • Julius Drake piano

Opening Concert of the 2017/18 Season

The ‘gifted tenor’ (The Sunday Times) Robin Tritschler, renowned for his pure sound, captivating artistry and adventurous programming, makes a welcome return to Wigmore Hall.

Alongside Julius Drake, Tritschler presents a fascinating programme to open the 2017/18 Season, featuring Schumann’s powerful Eichendorff Liederkreis, Britten’s haunting Winter Words, Ravel's lively Greek songs, and a charming set of Schubert Lieder.

  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Die Sterne D939
        • Alinde D904
        • An die Nachtigall D497
      • Schwanengesang D957
        • Ständchen
        • Der Einsame D800
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Liederkreis Op. 24
  • Interval
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • Cinq mélodies populaires grecques
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Winter Words Op. 52
  • Encore
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • The Red Cockatoo & other songs
        • No. 8 When you're feeling like expressing your affection

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