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Wigmore Hall: Mark Padmore and Christine Rice

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, mezzo-soprano Christine Rice, tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Malcolm Martineau give an all-Britten programme, including the six Holderlin Fragments.

Live from Wigmore Hall in London, mezzo-soprano Christine Rice, tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Malcolm Martineau give a programme of Britten songs, including his Cabaret Songs (settings of four lighthearted poems by WH Auden), and the 6 Holderlin Fragments, based on verses by the German Romantic poet Friedrich Holderlin.
Presented by Louise Fryer.

Britten: Who are these Children?
Britten: Cabaret Songs
Britten: Sechs Hölderlin-Fragmente

Mark Padmore (tenor)
Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

Part of Wigmore Hall's Britten Birthday Centenary 'Before Life and After'.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Sechs Holderlin Fragmente

  • Benjamin Britten

    Cabaret Songs

  • Benjamin Britten

    Who are these Children?

  • Benjamin Britten

    I will give my love an apple

  • Benjamin Britten

    At the mid hour of night

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