Monday 11 September 2017 1:00PM

Sophie Bevan soprano; Sebastian Wybrew piano

Gurney, Coates, Britten and more

Booking information

£5 tickets are available to this concert for Under 35s More Information


This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Sophie Bevan soprano
  • Sebastian Wybrew piano

Song is ‘nothing less than speech charged with emotion’, observed Vaughan Williams.

Sophie Bevan’s programme explores themes of national identity and the enduring power of popular culture with songs inspired by traditional British texts and the revival of native folk music.

  • BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
  • Trad/Irish
        • The lark in the clear air
        • The Stuttering Lovers
  • Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)
        • Down by the Salley Gardens
  • Eric Coates (1886-1957)
        • Betty and Johnny
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Early one morning
  • Percy Grainger (1882-1961)
        • The Sprig of Thyme
  • Trad/Scottish
        • Ae fond kiss
  • Herbert Hughes (1882-1937)
        • I Know Where I'm Going
  • Ivor Gurney
        • Edward, Edward
  • Traditional
        • Lord Rendall
  • Benjamin Britten
        • The Brisk Young Widow
  • Percy Grainger
        • Died for Love
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
        • The Turtle Dove
  • Benjamin Britten
        • The Ash Grove
  • Trad/English
        • The Water of Tyne
  • Benjamin Britten
        • The last rose of summer

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