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