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James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook

19 October 2012, 19:00


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7pm (free): Pre-concert talk given by Ian Partridge

Songs by Purcell, Ravel, Schubert, Bernstein and Britten

James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook’s performances for the Oxford Lieder Festival are always sell-out events, and tonight is sure to be no exception. They present a selection of Purcell, Ravel and Schubert alongside Bernstein’s humorous cycle La bonne Cuisine and Britten’s Winter Words, his unique and haunting settings of Thomas Hardy.

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Henry Purcell (arr. Britten & Tippett)

Music for a while

If Music be the food of Love


French folksongs, arr. Britten

La noël passé
Voici le printemps qui passe

La belle est au jardin d’amour

Maurice Ravel

Histoires naturelles

Le Paon

Le Grillon

Le Cygne

Le Martin-Pêcheur

La Pintade

Leonard Bernstein

La Bonne Cuisine

Plum Pudding

Queues de boeuf

Tavouk Guenksis

Civet à toute vitesse


Franz Schubert

Four Spring songs

Im Frühling



Benjamin Britten

Winter Words

At dayclose in November

Midnight on the Great Western (or The Journeying Boy)

Wagtail and Baby (A Satire)

The Little Old Table

The Choirmaster's Burial (or The Tenor Man's Story)

Proud Songsters (Thrushes, Finches and Nightingales)

At the Railway Station, Upway (or The Convict and Boy with the Violin)

Before Life and After

Festival Passes

This event is part of a series:

2012 Festival

The Annual Oxford Lieder Festival, bringing song to the heart of Oxford

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