Mark Padmore, Christopher Purves, Julius Drake & Simon Russell-Beale
Songs of the Sea
Friday 11 May, 7.30pm
St Andrew's Hall
‘It’s hard to think of a singer more seriously dedicated to his art than the tenor Mark Padmore.’ The Telegraph
Tickets: £10 to £28
Mark Padmore tenor
Christopher Purves baritone
Julius Drake piano
Simon Russell-Beale* actor
Songs by Ireland, Stanford, Finzi, Fauré, Tippett, Schubert, Brahms and Britten
Poems by Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti, Thomas Hardy, Robert Frost and Elizabeth Bishop
Artists have long drawn inspiration from the sea, to produce both poignant and turbulent works. Acclaimed singers Mark Padmore and Christopher Purves join Simon Russell-Beale in a journey across the ocean, exploring the tumultuous power and yet serene tranquillity of the water. The maritime programme features songs by Fauré, Tippett, Brahms and Britten and is interspersed with readings of poetry by Thomas Hardy, Christina Rossetti and Emily Dickinson, among others.
Venue: St Andrew's Hall
Duration: c. 2 hours
*Simon Russell Beale’s appearance is subject to availability and will be confirmed by 20 April. We will update information on this site as soon as we have confirmation.
Tickets: £10, £16, £20, £24, £28
Concessions: D/deaf or disabled, Full-time students, Go 4Less cardholders, Jobseekers, Over 60s, Under 18s 10% off tickets within certain price bands
Under 26: £7.50
Group rate: Book nine tickets and get the tenth ticket free
Essential companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.