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From Schumann to English song

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, baritone James Newby and pianist Simon Lepper perform songs by Schumann, Warlock and Ireland.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, baritone (and Radio 3 New Generation Artist) James Newby performs songs by Schumann, Warlock and Ireland, with pianist Simon Lepper.

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Robert Schumann: Kerner Lieder, Op 35
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair
Ireland: The Three Ravens
Vaughan Williams: The House of Life; Silent Noon
Howells: King David
Britten: Oliver Cromwell

Joint winner of the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Award and the recipient of the Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera Voice Fellowship that same year, rising baritone James Newby became a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist in 2018. There is a strong British component to his programme.

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57 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Kerner Lieder Op. 35

    Performer: James Newby. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Peter Warlock

    Yarmouth Fair

    Performer: James Newby. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • John Ireland

    The Three Ravens

    Performer: James Newby. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Silent Noon

    Performer: James Newby. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Herbert Howells

    King David

    Performer: James Newby. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Oliver Cromwel

    Performer: James Newby. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Foggy Foggy Dew

    Performer: James Newby. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Robert Schumann

    Papillons, Op 2 (No 11 in D major)

    Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Decca.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Holiday Diary (Early Morning Bathe)

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Britten: Piano works.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 001.

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