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2018 Temple Song Series

Pianist Julius Drake is joined by one of the great baritones of our day, Canadian Gerald Finley.

For the final concert in the 2018 Temple Song Series, Julius Drake is joined by one of the great baritones of our day, the Canadian Gerald Finley who featured prominently during the Last Night of the Proms a few weeks ago.

He has long had an award winning recording and performing partnership with the pianist Julius Drake and concerts include regular recital tours of North America and Europe.

For his return to Middle Temple Hall, Gerald Finley has titled his programme Swansongs.
The final songs of Brahms, his Vier Ernste Gesänge are performed alongside Schubert’s posthumous cycle, Schwanengesang.

Schubert: Schwanengesang D957 - No.s 1-7

8.05pm
Brahms: Vier Ernste Gesänge

8.25pm Interval Music
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D759, "Unfinished"
Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

8.45pm
Schubert: Schwanengesang D957 - No.s 8-14

Gerald Finley (bass baritone)
Julius Drake (piano)

Presented by Martin Handley.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Schwanengesang, D.957 - No.s 1-7

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Gerald Finley.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 ernste Gesang

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Gerald Finley.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759, 'Unfinished'

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schwanengesang, D.957 - No.s 8-14

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Gerald Finley.
  • Franz Schubert

    Du bist die Ruh', D.776

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Gerald Finley.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Bassoon Concerto in C minor, RV 480

    Performer: Sergio Azzolini. Orchestra: L'Aura Soave Cremona.
    • Naive.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No 1 in D minor, BWV 1052

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Sony Classical.

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