Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore St


Benjamin BrittenOn this Island, Op.11
Benjamin BrittenSongs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op.74
Benjamin BrittenSeven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op.22
Benjamin BrittenA Charm of Lullabies, Op.41


Louise Alder – Soprano
Christine Rice – mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton – Tenor
James Newby – baritone
James Baillieu – piano

Programme Note

Four leading singers explore Britten’s extraordinary range as a song composer in cycles dating between 1937 and 1965, and taking in such poets as Robert Burns and WH Auden, as well as the great Italian visual artist Michelangelo.

Louise Alder soprano - Copyright Gerard Collett

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