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The baritone Artur Rucinski, accompanied by pianist James Vaughan, performs a programme of songs and arias. Baird's Four Love Sonnets: Words by William Shakespeare: No 1 (Sonnet XXIII 'As an unperfect actor on the stage'); No 2 (Sonnet XCI 'Some glory in their birth'); No 3 (Sonnet LVI 'Sweet love, renew thy force'); No 4 (Sonnet XCVII 'How like a winter hath my absence been'); Bellini's 'Ah! Per sempre…' ('I puritani'); Donizetti's 'Bella siccome un angelo' ('Don Pasquale'); Gound's 'Avant de quitter ces lieux'('Faust'); Mozart's 'Hai già vinta la causa' ('Le nozze di Figaro'); Tchaikovsky's 'Ya vas lyublyu' ('Pique Dame'); 'Vi mne pisali' ('Eugene Onegin'); and Verdi's 'O Carlo, ascolta… Io morrò' ('Don Carlo').