Thursday 13 July 2017 7:30PM

Sophie Bevan soprano; Allan Clayton tenor; Christopher Glynn piano

A Shakespeare Songbook

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Change of Programme
The programme for this concert has changed from previously advertised and will now be as listed below

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  • Sophie Bevan soprano
  • Allan Clayton tenor
  • Christopher Glynn piano

Sophie Bevan and Allan Clayton open their Shakespeare Songbook to reveal 25 delightful settings of the Bard.

Their recital includes everything from Morley’s ‘It was a lover and his lass’, written during Shakespeare’s lifetime, and the high Victoriana of Myles Birket Foster to John Dankworth’s hauntingly beautiful ‘Our revels now are ended’.

  • Thomas Morley (c.1557-1602)
        • It was a lover and his lass
  • Thomas Arne (1710-1778)
        • When daisies pied
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
        • She never told her love HXXVIa:34
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • An Silvia D891
  • John Ireland (1879-1962)
      • Songs of a Wayfarer
        • No. 2 When daffodils begin to peer
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
        • The Willow Song
  • Geoffrey Bush (1920-1988)
        • Sigh no more, ladies
  • Julius Harrison (1885-1963)
        • I know a bank
        • Philomel
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Fancie (Tell me where is fancy bred)
  • Michael Head (1900-1976)
        • How sweet the moonlight sleeps
  • Myles Birket Foster (1851-1922)
        • Under the greenwood tree
  • Roger Quilter (1877-1953)
      • Three Shakespeare Songs (set 1) Op. 6
        • No. 3 Blow, blow, thou winter wind
  • Interval
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
      • L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato HWV55
        • As steals the morn upon the night
  • Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)
        • Songs for Ariel
  • John Dankworth (1927-2010)
        • Our revels now are ended
  • Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
      • Let us garlands bring Op. 18
        • Come away, come away, death
        • O mistress mine
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
      • Songs of the Clown Op. 29
        • Adieu Good Man Devil
        • Hey Robin!
        • For the Rain It Raineth Every Day
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
      • 3 Songs from Shakespeare
        • No. 3 Orpheus with his Lute
  • Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
        • When most I wink
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
        • Dirge for Fidele
  • Roger Quilter
      • Five Shakespeare Songs (set 2) Op. 23
        • It was a lover and his lass

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