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Lunchtime Recital

Dan is delighted to return to St John's Church, Stratford, for a lunchtime recital of English, American, and German song. No ticket required.

Dan D'Souza Baritone
Paul McKenzie Piano

“Be still, my beating heart”: The interplay of love and death in song

The killing of a loved one
Edward, Edward                                                       I. Gurney                   

Love’s bitter rejection of the grave
The Phantom                                                            G. Finzi                       
Die Beiden Grenadiere                                             R. Schumann

Love descends to the grave
Der Arme Peter I, II, III                                             R. Schumann             

Love’s triumphant overcoming of the grave
Mit Myrten und Rosen                                             R. Schumann             

SHORT INTERVAL

Innocent Death
The Golden Willow Tree                                          A. Copland                 
The Cruel Mother                                                     N. Muhly                    
The Bitter Withy                                                       N. Muhly                    

What happens when it goes right
Lord! I married me a wife                                         B. Britten

 

St Johns C of E Church, Broadway, Stratford, London E15 1NG

Earlier Event: March 19
Elijah
Later Event: May 20
Contemporary Opera