07
September 2009
Monday · 08:00 pm

Ian Bostridge Tenor
Julius Drake Piano

Lieder recital

Ian Bostridge Tenor
Julius Drake Piano

HENRY PURCELL (1659–1695)

Music for a while (Dryden)*

 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685–1750)

Gedenke doch, mein Geist, zurücke°

Kommt, Seelen, dieser Tag°

Liebster Herr Jesu°

Komm süßer Tod°

Bist du bei mir°

 

JOSEPH HAYDN (1732–1809)

Content (unknown)

Sailor's song (Hunter)

She never told her love (Shakespeare)

The wanderer (Hunter)

Fidelity (Hunter)

 

– Intermission –

 

HENRY PURCELL

In vain, Lesbia, do you beseech me (Herbert)°

 

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913–1976)

Four songs from »Who are these Children«

(Soutar), op 84

Nightmare

Slaughter

Who are these children?

The children

 

KURT WEILL (1900–1950)

Four songs on poems by Walt Whitman

Beat! beat! drums!

Oh captain! my captain!

Come up from the fields, father

Dirge for two veterans

 

* arranged by Michael Tippett

° arranged by Benjamin Britten

 

Encores:

KURT WEILL

Ballade vom angenehmen Leben

HENRY PURCELL

Music for a while (Dryden)*

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