Music for Tenor and Harp
Wednesday, 20.01.2016 19:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall
Hugh Benson, Alexander Bevan, Stefan Kennedy, Martins Smaukstelis and Kieran White tenor
Elizabeth Bass, Glain Dafydd, Gwenllian Llyr, Sunshine Lo and Zita Silva harp
Croft realised Britten A Hymn on Divine Musick
Britten Canticle V: The Death of St Narcissus
Robin Holloway The Noon’s Repose
Schubert Gesänge des Harfners
Britten A Birthday Hansel
A programme of music for tenor and harp inspired by the legendary English tenor Peter Pears and his harp duo partner, Osian Ellis, who was a harp professor at the Academy from 1959 to 1989. The evening will be introduced by Robin Holloway, who composed The Noon’s Repose especially for the celebrated duo.
This performance is presented in tribute to tenor Tim Lawrence, recent graduate of the Academy, who died suddenly in December 2015.
Tickets for this event will now be free, and will be available from the Academy’s Box Office: online, or telephone 020 7873 7300 10am–4pm Monday–Friday.