Wednesday November 17, 2021
20:15h
Het Noordbrabants Museum - Statenzaal, Verwersstraat 41, 's-Hertogenbosch (Google Maps)
Tickets / visiting info: www.verkadefabriek.nl

A mother's garland
Recital IVC laureates Harriet Burns (soprano) & Ian Tindale (pianist)
"Oh che tranquillo mar" Prize - 53rd IVC LiedDuo 2019
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm
Het Noordbrabants Museum - Statenzaal
€ 25 | € 12.50
Incl. intermission drink

The English Duo that in 2019 won the prize for best performance of the compulsory piece "Oh che tranquilo mar" and is gaining international recognition, returns to 's-Hertogenbosch with a program of English and American composers.

Ticket sales start September 21 via www.verkadefabriek.nl. *New date*


A MOTHER’S GARLAND

This programme of English song explores the stories a mother might tell: fairy-tales, nonsense rhymes, prayers of hope and resilience, and the story of her own journey to motherhood.

LIFE’S JOURNEY
Embarking
Joy, shipmate, joy! (Songs of Faith, Op.97) - Charles Villiers Stanford
My own country - Peter Warlock
Jesus on a train - Errollyn Wallen
Oh che tranquillo mar - Sylvia Maessen

Homecoming
The estuary - Michael Head
Earth’s call - John Ireland
Spring (Five Elizabethan Songs) - Ivor Gurney
The lark in the clear air - traditional (arr. Phyllis Tate)

Ending and beginning
Ballad (Three Soutar Settings) - James MacMillan
Ye banks and braes - traditional (arr. Roger Quilter)
Oh can ye sew cushions - traditional (arr. Benjamin Britten)
Adoration - Frank Bridge

—INTERVAL—

BEDTIME STORIES
Slumber and fantasy
A slumber song of the Madonna - Michael Head
Orpheus with his lute - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Lady Isobel and the Elf-Knight (A Scotch Minstrelsy) - Judith Weir
La belle dame sans merci - Charles Villiers Stanford
The three ravens - John Ireland

Nonsense rhymes
The mouse and the bumblebee (Songs before sleep) - Richard Rodney Bennett
Five eyes - Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
Jabberwocky - Lee Hoiby
Sonnet on a monkey (A Garland for Marjorie Fleming) - Richard Rodney Bennett
The haughty snail king (Songs to the Moon) - Jake Heggie
The tale of the oyster - Cole Porter

Finding faith
Woodcutter’s song (Pilgrim’s Progress) - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Corpus Christi carol - Benjamin Britten
Come sing and dance - Herbert Howells