Saturday 30 June 2018 7:30PM

Sophie Bevan soprano; Ryan Wigglesworth piano

Musorgsky, Ryan Wigglesworth, Stravinsky and Messiaen


  • Sophie Bevan soprano
  • Ryan Wigglesworth piano

Composer-performer Ryan Wigglesworth’s new work for Sophie Bevan adds to the attraction of a programme crowned by Messiaen’s Poèmes pour Mi, an ecstatic celebration of the spiritual dimension of marriage that sounds as fresh today as it did eighty years ago.

  • Modest Musorgsky (1839-1881)
        • The Nursery
  • Ryan Wigglesworth (b.1979)
        • New work (world première) [1]
  • Interval
  • Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
        • Three Little Songs (Recollections of my Childhood)
  • Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
        • Poèmes pour Mi
  1. Co-commissioned by Wigmore Hall and Oxford Lieder

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