recognised as one of Britain’s finest basses, opened the series on 8 January with Schubert’s searing
song cycle, Die Winterreise,
accompanied by acclaimed
pianist William Vann, who is also
curating these monthly events.
is the ultimate wanderer’s tale, the
protagonist embarking on a journey through a winter landscape that
leads him to question both his own identity and the meaning of life.
the songs of Sergei
mezzo-soprano Martha McLorinan will
sing a selection of the
great composer’s work in
An Evening of Russian Song (7 Feb), again with William
Vann at the piano.
Pianist William Vann accompanies all three recitals at the Pheasantry. Photo: Benjamin Ealovega
Closing this debut series (6 March), baritone
Gareth Brynmor John will
join Vann in songs
for and about children, by Brahms, Howells, Ives, Lehmann, Loewe,
Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Stanford and Warlock. The
travel through a world of fairy tales, adventures, nursery rhymes and
Richard Rodney Bennett’s Songs
a decidedly grown-up set of musings on the world of children.
Now, what shall we
have for dessert?
|What||Art Song Series, The Pheasantry, Chelsea|
|Where||The Pheasantry, 152-154 King's Rd, SW3 4UT | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Sloane Square (underground)|
08 Jan 19 – 06 Mar 19, performances 8 Jan, 7 Feb & 6 March, 8:30PM
|Website||Click here for more information and booking|