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Tell Me The Truth About Love

23 October 2023, 7:45pm - 9:15pm


The Music A kaleidoscopic recital exploring the joys and tribulations of love. Drawing on Britten’s much-loved setting of Auden’s Tell me the Truth about Love, this programme is a musical feast which includes everything from Purcell to Caroline Shaw, via Quilter, Fauré and Debussy. 

The Artists Recitals given by Roderick Williams, who has been described by The Daily Telegraph as ‘our greatest living baritone’, never fail to astonish. He is joined by the pianist, broadcaster and writer Iain Burnside.


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Programme

Emerging Artists

  • Gian Carlo Menotti (1911 - 2007)
  • 7. Rassegnazione from Canti della lontananza
  • Principal Artists

  • Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
  • Mandoline (1891) Op. 58 no.1 from Cinq Mélodies «de Venise»
  • Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
  • Green (1885) L60 from Ariettes oubliées
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