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

Details

York Guildhall
Saint Helen’s Square
York
YO1 9QN
England


Programme

Joseph HaydnSettings of Shakespeare
Henry PurcellSettings of Shakespeare
Pelham HumfreySettings of Shakespeare
Thomas MorleySettings of Shakespeare

Performers

Bethany Seymour – soprano
Thomas Guthrie – bass
Peter Seymour – harpsichord

Other concerts in this Series (+)

Programme Note

Music played an important role in Shakespeare’s plays, and while few of the original songs have survived with their music, the words have inspired countless settings and textual re-workings through the ages. This programme presents 17th-century settings by Morley, Johnson, Wilson, Pelham Humfrey, Banister, Henry Purcell, Weldon, Eccles and Leveridge, along with songs from the 18th century by Arne, John Christopher Smith, Haydn and Addison and contemporary readings.

Bethany Seymour

Get a route map

Your Map

If you have any questions, please contact us using the form below, or send an e-mail to info@classicalevents.co.uk.

All form fields are required.

Please check your details and try again.

Thank you for contacting us. We will contact you regarding your enquiry as soon as possible.