Ian Bostridge and Friends: Elizabethans Old and New

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The tenor Ian Bostridge is joined by Sophie Daneman (soprano), Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano), Mark Stone (baritone), flautist Philippa Davies, Nicholas Daniel on cor anglais, the Heath Quartet, lutenist Elizabeth Kenny and pianist Julius Drake. Dowland's 'When Phoebus first did Daphne love'; 'Daphne was not so chaste'; 'The lowest trees have tops'; 'In darkness let me dwell'; 'Come again! Sweet love doth now invite'; 'Flow my tears'; 'White as lilies was her face'; Warlock's Elizabethan Songs (arr voice/string quartet): 'O Death, rock me asleep'; 'No more, good herdsman, of thy song'; 'Sweet was the song the Virgin sung'; 'Abradad'; 'My little sweet darling'; 'In a merry May morn'; 'Born is the Babe'; 'When May is in his prime'; 'Sleep'; 'Rest sweet nymphs'; 'Cradle Song'; 'Jillian of Berry'; Gurney's 'Even such is time'; 'Orpheus'; 'Brown is my love'; 'Under the Greenwood Tree'; Sleep'; and Warlock's 'The Curlew'. (Note: at 6pm, a pre-concert talk: 'Yeats and the Celtic Revival', with Professor Roy Foster; £3.)

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