shakespear in song
friday 3 february
18 songs 14 composers 10 plays 1 playwright
A song recital exploring love, lust, power and decay. Four centuries of the bard’s songs, interwoven with spoken poetry from his sonnets and plays.
Sheakespear’s plays and poetry have inspired the finest composers of songs. Traditional Elizabethan settings will be performed alongside timeless arrangements by Purcell, Quiter, Finzi, Schubert and Haydn. Female composers Dring and Maconchy, together with contemporary settings by Korngold, Horovitz and Tippett.
Contralto Lucy Stevens
Pianist Elizabeth Marcus
Doors and bar open at 7pm, performance at 8pm.
Tickets can be purchased at Ticket Source – http://bit.ly2i687Zx
Box office: 07790456169