Eva-Maria Westbroek
Julius Drake

Nicky Spence tenor
Julius Drake piano

Into Summer

Benjamin Britten Winter Words op 52 (Hardy)
Roger Quilter Three Shakespeare Songs op 6
Franz Schubert An Silvia (Shakespeare)
Joseph Haydn She never told her love (Shakespeare)
Robert Schumann Zwei Venetianische Lieder op 25 (Thomas Moore)
Henri Duparc Sérénade Florentine (Lahor)
Ralph Vaughan Williams Bredon Hill (Housman)
Michael Tippett Three Songs for Ariel (Shakespeare)
Hugo Wolf Lied des transferierten Zettel (Shakespeare)
Mervyn Horder Under the greenwood tree (Shakespeare)
John Dankworth Shall I compare thee to a summers day (Shakespeare)
John Dankworth Dunsinane Blues
Franz Schubert/Peter Dickinson Hark, hark the lark


We regret that Eva-Maria Westbroek has had to withdraw from this recital.  But we are delighted that acclaimed tenor Nicky Spence is stepping in.  He joins Temple Song's curator, Julius Drake, to present Into Summer.  Leaving winter behind us we travel in the company of Britten, Hardy, Haydn, Housman, Moore, Quilter, Schubert, Schumann and above all Shakespeare in search of summer.  A perfect programme for a beautiful summer's evening in the stunning surroundings of Middle Temple Hall.

This concert is generously supported by Malcolm Herring, Peter Espenhahn and Michael and Caroline McLaren.


Venue: Middle Temple Hall
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"A voice of real distinction"

The Daily Telegraph

"The Scottish tenor's gift for combining pure tone with direct, daring expression"

The Guardian

"The beaten-bronze middle register encases a characterisation alive to every word of the text"

The Arts Desk


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