Monday 13 January 2020 7:30PM

Simon Bode tenor; Graham Johnson piano

Purcell, Weldon, Schumann, Brahms and Britten

Booking information

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This concert is part of CAVATINA U25s, a free ticket scheme for young people aged 8-25 years old. Please call the Box Office on 020 7935 2141 and quote “CAVATINA U25s” to book.


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Simon Bode tenor
  • Graham Johnson piano

Successful in both opera and Lieder, the Hamburg-born artist returns with one of today’s leading accompanists, who partnered him on his first CD – of songs by Brahms – in 2011.

  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
      • The Indian Queen Z630
        • I attempt from Love's sickness to fly (realised by Benjamin Britten)
        • I take no pleasure in the sun's bright beams Z388 (realised by Benjamin Britten)
      • The Fairy Queen Z629
        • Hark! the echoing air (realised by Benjamin Britten)
      • The Rival Sisters, or The Violence of Love Z609
        • Take not a woman's anger ill (realised by Benjamin Britten)
      • Incidental music for Oedipus, King of Thebes Z583
        • Music for a while (realised by Benjamin Britten)
        • Thou wakeful shepherd (A Morning Hymn) Z198 (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • John Weldon (1676-1736)
        • Alleluia (attributed to Henry Purcell) (attributed to Benjamin Britten)
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Liederkreis Op. 39
  • Interval
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • Botschaft Op. 47 No. 1
        • Sonntag Op. 47 No. 3
        • O liebliche Wangen Op. 47 No. 4
        • Am Sonntag Morgen Op. 49 No. 1
        • An ein Veilchen Op. 49 No. 2
        • Wiegenlied Op. 49 No. 4
        • Wach auf mein Herzensschöne WoO. 33 No. 16
        • Es steht ein Lind WoO. 33 No. 41
        • Lerchengesang Op. 70 No. 2
        • In Waldeseinsamkeit Op. 85 No. 6
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • On This Island Op. 11

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