Julius Drake
Mark Padmore
Roderick Williams

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Mark Padmore tenor

Roderick Williams baritone

Julius Drake piano

Victoria Newlyn narrator


Seven Ages 

Vaughan Williams Infant Joy
Schubert Der Vater mit dem Kind
Clarke Cradle Song
Copland Little Horses
Britten Midnight on the Great Western
Britten Black Day
Schubert Der Pilgrim
Schubert Willkommen und Abschied
Schumann Widmung
Fauré Donc ce sera par un clair jour d'été
Vaughan Williams It was a lover and his Lass
Butterworth Lads in their Hundreds
Ives Tom Sails Away
Poulenc Bleuet
Fauré Prison
Vaughan Willams Vagabond
Schumann Herbstlied
Brahms Mit vierzig Jahren
Britten As it is Plenty
Brahms Phänomen
Barber Bessie Bobtail
Schubert Der Winterabend
Bridge Journey's End
Anon. Deep River


Following their acclaimed performance of ‘The Sea’ in 2015, Mark Padmore, Roderick Williams and Julius Drake return to Middle Temple Hall to present their new programme of music and readings about life’s journey from childhood to old age. The wide-ranging and diverse repertoire will include pieces by Schubert, Schumann and Britten, and readings from William Shakespeare, Thomas Hardy, Emily Dickinson and Lewis Carroll.


Tickets include interval drinks


Further to the easing of Covid restrictions we will continue to follow the government's advice to be cautious and therefore kindly request that you wear a mask/face covering at this concert, unless you are exempt.


This concert is generously supported by The Roger and Ingrid Pilkington Trust



Venue: Middle Temple Hall
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