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Iestyn Davies, Julius Drake

Countertenor Iestyn Davies and pianist Julius Drake perform a wide range of music from Wigmore Hall in London, including new works by Stuart MacRae and Joseph Phibbs.

The countertenor Iestyn Davies has won a reputation for performances on both the opera and concert platforms. In this programme he will surprise many in tackling repertoire rarely heard from a countertenor and includes two new works from Stuart MacRae and Joseph Phibbs.

Presented by Fiona Talkington

Iestyn Davies (countertenor)
Julius Drake (piano)

STUART MACRAE: The Lif of this World
POULENC: Le Bestiaire
BLÁAR KINDSDOTTIR: Haiku
FAURÉ: Clair de Lune
JOSEPH PHIBBS: The Moon's Funeral
DOWLAND: In darkness let me dwell
MAHLER: Um Mitternacht
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Orpheus With His Lute; The Watermill
FAURÉ: Prison
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Sky Above the Roof
BETTY ROE: To God
DUNHILL : The Cloths of Heaven
RUBBRA : Psalm 150.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 16 Jul 2011 14:00

Music Played

  • Stuart MacRae

    The Lif of this World

    Performer: Iestyn Davies (Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake (Piano)

  • Francis Poulenc

    Le Bestiaire

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Blaar Kindsdottir

    Haiku for counter-tenor and piano

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Clair de Lune

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Joseph Phibbs

    The Moon's Funeral

    Performer: Iestyn Davies (countertenor) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

  • John Dowland

    In darknesse let mee dwell

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Gustav Mahler

    Um Mitternacht

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor)

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Orpheus with his lute - 1st setting

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Watermill

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Prison

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Sky above the roof for voice and piano

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Betty Roe

    To God

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Thomas Dunhill

    The Cloths of Heaven for voice and piano

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

  • Edmund Rubbra

    Psalm 150

    Performer: Iestyn Davies(Counter-tenor) Performer: Julius Drake(Piano)

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