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Ben Johnson, James Baillieu - Britten, Schubert, English Songs

From Kings Place in London, tenor Ben Johnson, a Radio 3 New Generation Artist, and pianist James Baillieu perform a programme of Britten and Schubert, plus English songs.

Live from King's Place, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Tenor Ben Johnson, a Radio 3 New Generation Artist, with pianist James Baillieu, live from King's Place, London, in a programme of Britten, Schubert and English songs from the lighter end of the repertoire.

Purcell/Britten:
I attempt from love's sickness
Not all my torments
I'll sail upon the dog star
There's not a swain on the plain
Man is for the woman made

Schubert:
Wehmut
Der Zwerg
Nacht und Träume
Lied des Florio
Willkommen und Abschied

Britten: Canticle 1

Interval

Virginia Gabriel: Orpheus

Maude Valerie White:
Music to becalm his fever
The Throstle

Amy Woodforde-Finden (from Indian love lyrics):
When I am dying
Kashmiri song

Liza Lehmann:
Go lovely rose
Henry king

Maude Valerie White:
So we'll go no more a-roving
My soul is an enchanted boat.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ben Johnson & James Baillieu part 1

    • Henry Purcell

      The Indian queen - opera Z.630, Act 3 no.17h: I attempt from love's sickness to fly real.

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Henry Purcell

      Not all my torments can your pity move Z.400 for voice and continuo real. Britten for voic

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Henry Purcell

      I'll sail upon the dog-star, real. Britten for voice & pf

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Henry Purcell

      There's not a swain, real. Britten for voice and piano [from 'Rule a wife']

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Henry Purcell

      The Mock marriage - incidental music Z.605: Man is for the woman made real. Britten for vo

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Franz Schubert

      Wehmut (Wenn ich durch Wald und Fluren geh') D.772

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Franz Schubert

      Der Zwerg D.771

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Franz Schubert

      Nacht und Traume D.827

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Franz Schubert

      2 Szenen aus dem Schauspiel Lacrimas D.857, no.2: Lied des florio

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Franz Schubert

      Willkommen und Abschied D.767

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Benjamin Britten

      Canticle I - My beloved is mine Op.40 for high voice and piano

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

  • Interval

    • Richard Addinsell

      Ring around the moon - suite from music for the film, arr. Philip Lane

      Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: Roderick DUNK - Conductor

  • Ben Johnson & James Baillieu part 2

    • Virginia Gabriel

      Orpheus for voice and piano

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Maude Valérie White

      To Music to becalm his Fever for voice and piano

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Maude Valérie White

      The Throstle for voice and piano

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Amy Woodforde-Finden

      4 Indian love lyrics for voice and piano, no.2: Till I wake

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Amy Woodforde-Finden

      4 Indian love lyrics for voice and piano, no.1: Kashmiri Song

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Liza Lehmann

      Go lovely rose

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Liza Lehmann

      Henry King

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Maude Valérie White

      So we'll go no more a-roving for voice and piano

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

    • Maude Valérie White

      My soul is an enchanted boat for voice and piano

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

  • Encore

    • Liza Lehmann

      In a Persian garden - song-cycle for soprano, alto, tenor, bass and piano: 1. Ah, Moon of

      Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: James BAILLIEU - Piano

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