James Gilchirst And Anna Tilbrook

On this Island

Mon 29th Jul 2024, 7:30pm
SS24

On this Island

James Gilchrist – tenor
Anna Tilbrook – piano

A selection of songs by Schubert, Britten and Berkeley, to include Britten’s first setting of text by his fellow Greshamian, W H Auden, the 1937 song cycle ‘On this Island’, Op.11.

Part one On the water
Franz Schubert – Der Schiffer; Auf dem See; Auf dem Wasser zu singen D774; Am Strome; Wie Ulru fischt D525; Die Forelle D550

Part two On This Island – ‘Auden settings’
Lennox Berkeley, Five Auden Poems – Lauds; O Lurcher-loving Collier; What’s in your mind, my love?; Eyes, look into the Well; Carry her over the Water
Nicola LeFanu, Two Auden Songs – Lullaby; Edward Lear
Huw Watkins, Three Auden Songs – Brussels in Winter; Eyes Look into the well; At last the secret is out
Benjamin Britten, On this Island – Let the Florid Music Praise!; Now the leaves are falling fast; Seascape; Nocturne; As it is plenty

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