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Wigmore Monday Lunchtimes: Lucy Crowe and Joseph Middleton

English song by Purcell, Ireland and Walton, performed by soprano Lucy Crowe and pianist Joseph Middleton, live from Wigmore Hall, London. Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

From Wigmore Hall, London.

Soprano Lucy Crowe and pianist Joseph Middleton perform a programme of English song, from the 17th century - Henry Purcell refracted through Benjamin Britten’s imaginative realisations – to settings by Britten’s teacher John Ireland and his older contemporaries William Walton and Michael Head.

Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Henry Purcell realised Britten: Lord, what is man? (A Divine Hymn); O solitude, my sweetest choice
John Weldon realised Britten: Alleluia
Michael Head: Over the rim of the moon
John Ireland: The trellis; My true love hath my heart; When I am dead, my dearest; If there were dreams to sell; Earth's call
William Walton: Daphne; Through gilded trellises; Old Sir Faulk

Lucy Crowe (soprano)
Joseph Middleton (piano)

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Lord, what is man?

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Henry Purcell

    O, Solitude

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • John Weldon

    Alleluia

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Michael Head

    Over the rim of the moon

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • John Ireland

    The Trellis

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • John Ireland

    My true love hath my heart

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • John Ireland

    When I am dead, my dearest

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • John Ireland

    Earth's Call

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • William Walton

    3 Façade Settings

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Trad.

    She moved through the fair

    Performer: Lucy Crowe.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Salley Gardens

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Joseph Middleton.

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