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BBC Proms at... Cadogan Hall - Concert 4


BBC Proms at... Cadogan Hall - Concert 4

  • Date: Monday, 6 August 2018, 1pm
  • Venue: Cadogan Hall — 5 Sloane Terrace, London, United Kingdom
  • Tickets: Stalls: £16 | Centre Gallery: £13 - SOLD OUT! — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Lullabies and dreams, sleep and insomnia are themes that drift through this night-inspired recital of English song. British mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly makes her Proms recital debut in a programme that combines familiar favourites – Britten’s cycle A Charm of Lullabies and songs by Vaughan Williams and Howells – with world premieres by Mark-Anthony Turnage and Lisa Illean, as well as of two songs Britten initially intended for A Charm of Lullabies.


Stanford - A soft day
Parry - Weep you no more, sad fountains
Vaughan Williams - The House of Life – ‘Love-Sight’
Gurney - Thou didst delight my eyes
Somervell - Into my heart an air that kills
Bridge - Come to me in my dreams
Howell - Goddess of Night
Bridge - Journey’s End
Britten - A Sweet Lullaby (world premiere); Somnus (world premiere)
Holst - Journey’s End
Britten - A Charm of Lullabies
Mark-Anthony Turnage - Farewell (world premiere)
Lisa Illean - Sleeplessness … Sails (world premiere)

Featured non-Australian music: Stanford, Parry, Vaughan Williams, Gurney, Somervell, Bridge, Howell, Britten, Holst, Mark-Anthony Turnage

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Sleeplessness ... Sails : mezzo-soprano voice with piano (2018) by Lisa Illean — World premiere
— performed by Joseph Middleton and Sarah Connolly

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