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BBC Proms at... Cadogan Hall 4

Dame Sarah Connolly & Joseph Middleton

Venue: Cadogan Hall


A soft day
Weep you no more, sad fountains
Vaughan Williams
The House of Life – ‘Love-Sight’
Thou didst delight my eyes
Into my heart an air that kills
Come to me in my dreams
Goddess of Night
Journey’s End
A Sweet Lullaby (world premiere); Somnus (world premiere)
Journey’s End
A Charm of Lullabies
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Farewell (world premiere)
Lisa Illean
Sleeplessness … Sails (world premiere)


Dame Sarah Connolly
Joseph Middleton

Lullabies and dreams, sleep and insomnia are themes that drift through this night-inspired recital of English song.

British mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly makes her Proms recital debut in a programme that combines familiar favourites – Britten’s cycle A Charm of Lullabies and songs by Vaughan Williams and Howells – with world premieres by Mark-Anthony Turnage and Lisa Illean, as well as of two songs Britten initially intended for A Charm of Lullabies.

Hubert Parry’s Weep you no more marks the centenary of his death and all the composers studied or taught at the Royal College of Music.

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Concert Duration:
approx. 1 hour (no interval)

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Stalls: £16; Centre Gallery: £13; Day seats: £6

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