Wigmore Hall: New Elizabethan Award Showcase

Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, Marylebone, London W1U 2BP

  • Jesse Flowers guitar
  • Andrey Lebedev guitar
  • Lotte Betts-Dean mezzo-soprano

This international award, administered by the Musicians’ Company, celebrates the rare artistic achievements in solo and ensemble repertoire of composers for the lute and guitar during the two golden ages of Elizabethan music. Today’s recital showcases the outstanding performers selected to receive the inaugural award.

  • John Dowland (1563-1626)
        • Ayres and Fancies by Dowland and his contemporaries
  • Phillip Houghton
        • Ophelia… a haunted sonata
  • Brett Dean (b.1961)
        • Gertrude Fragments
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Nocturnal after John Dowland Op. 70
        • Songs from the Chinese Op. 58

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