Monday 29 June 2020 7:30PM

Cancelled: Roderick Williams baritone; Christopher Glynn piano

A Hardy Songbook

Additional notes

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.

  • Roderick Williams baritone
  • Christopher Glynn piano

An exploration of the vast legacy of Thomas Hardy settings, with examples by several generations of composers right up to the present and including a major cycle by Finzi.

  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • Winter Words Op. 52
        • At day-close in November
  • Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
        • In a wood Op. 15 No. 4
  • John Ireland (1879-1962)
        • Summer Schemes
  • Benjamin Britten
      • Winter Words Op. 52
        • Midnight on the Great Western
  • John Ireland
        • Great Things
  • Benjamin Britten
      • Winter Words Op. 52
        • Proud songsters
  • Judith Weir (b.1954)
      • The Voice of Desire
        • Written on Terrestrial Things
  • Arnold Bax (1883-1953)
        • The Market Girl
  • Ian Venables (b.1955)
        • A Kiss Op. 15
  • Benjamin Britten
      • Winter Words Op. 52
        • At the railway station, Upway
  • James Burton (b.1974)
        • When I set out for Lyonnesse
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
        • Buonaparty
  • Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)
        • The night of Trafalgar
  • Hugh Wood (b.1932)
        • An Ancient to Ancients
  • Benjamin Britten
      • Winter Words Op. 52
        • Before life and after
  • Interval
  • Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
        • Before and After Summer Op. 16

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