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Ian Bostridge and Julius Drake

Tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake perform a programme of songs reflecting lost innocence and a response to conflict, by Mahler, Weill and Britten.

Tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake perform a programme of poignant songs of love and loss by Mahler with the moving pacifist response to conflict by Weill and Britten.

Mahler: Frühlingsmorgen
Mahler: Erinnerung
Mahler: Das irdische Leben
Mahler: Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen
Mahler: Revelge
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Interval at 11.55am approx.
Jordi Savall and his Hesperion XXI perform instrumental and vocal pieces from Syria, Lebanon and Israel.

Weill: Beat! Beat! Drums!
Weill: Oh Captain! My Captain!
Weill: Come up from the Fields, Father
Weill: Dirge for Two Veterans
Britten: Nightmare Opus84
Britten: Slaughter Opus84
Britten: Who are these children?, Op 84

Ian Bostridge, tenor
Julius Drake, piano.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Nightmare Opus 84

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Slaughter Opus 84

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Who are these children?

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Children

  • Gustav Mahler

    Frulingsmorgen

  • Gustav Mahler

    Erinnerung

  • Gustav Mahler

    Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

  • Gustav Mahler

    Das irdische Leben

  • Gustav Mahler

    Revelge

  • Gustav Mahler

    Wo die schonen Tropeten blasen

  • Weill

    Come up from the fields, father

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Kurt Weill

    Beat! Beat! Drums!

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Kurt Weill

    Beat! Beat! Drums!

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Kurt Weill

    Dirge for two veterans

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Kurt Weill

    Oh Captain! My Captain!

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.

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