january, 2022

03jan13:00Wigmore Hall with Elizabeth Watts13:00 Wigmore Hall


Event Details

The leading soprano and her collaborative pianist partner focus on two composers — father and daughter — with the accent on the latter, whose realisations of works by Baroque predecessors complement her own compositions and some folksong arrangements made in 1938 but previously unperformed.

  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
      • The fatal hour comes on apace Z421
        • (realised by Imogen Holst)
  • Daniel Purcell (c.1664-1717)
      • An answer to a lady who asked what life was
        • (realised by Imogen Holst)
  • Pelham Humfrey (1647-1674)
      • As freezing fountains
        • (realised by Imogen Holst)
      • In vain does nature’s bounteous hand supply
        • (realised by Imogen Holst)
      • A lover I’m born
        • (realised by Imogen Holst)
  • Imogen Holst (1907-1984)
      • Weathers
      • Little Thinkest Thou, Poore Flower
      • 4 Songs from Tottel’s Miscellany
  • Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
      • Hymns from the Rig Veda Op. 24
  • Imogen Holst
      • 10 Appalachian Folk Songs
        • My dearest dear (world première)
        • The brisk young lover (world première)
        • I must and I will get married (world première)


(Monday) 13:00


Wigmore Hall

36 Wigmore St, Marylebone, London W1U 2BP