Shakespeare in Song

 …dovetails songs with spoken poetry from Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets.

Performed by contralto Lucy Stevens and pianist Elizabeth Marcus.


Traditional Elizabethan settings performed alongside timeless arrangements by British composers; Purcell, Quilter, Finzi, Dring, Horovitz and Tippett.

“…remarkable performance, with magical, deeply touching moments – the audience spellbound, the recitations beautifully delivered and subtly interwoven with the songs.”

60 minutes without interval.

Performance Diary 2019

Saturday 27 July – Hitchin Festival – 7.30pm St Mary’s Churchyard Tickets

Thursday 3 October – Rottingdean Festival – 12.30pm Hillside Barn Tickets



Producer: Penny Mayes Dramatic Solutions
Tel: 07790 456169

Performer: Lucy Stevens

Also Touring: Ethel Smyth: Grasp the Nettle
Kathleen Ferrier Whattalife!