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John Warrack at 90 – a celebration

26 July 2018
8:00 pm
The Saloon, Duncombe Park, Helmsley, YO62 5EB

Full £30.00, Under 25 £15.00

Contact: box.office@ryedalefestival.com
01751 475777

Benjamin Appl (baritone)
Harriet Burns (soprano)
Kieran Carrel (tenor)
Christopher Glynn (piano)

Weber – Meine Lieder, meine S‰nger; Klage; Was zieht zu; Sind es Schmerzen; Das Veilchen; Reigen
John Warrack – Four Songs
Guy Warrack – The Auldest Friends
Tchaikovsky – The Nightingale; None but the lonely heart; The Fearful Minute; My angel, my friend; Amid the din of the ball; Why did I dream of you?; Pimpinella; Don Juans Serenade
Weber – The Four Temperaments
Schumann – Liederkreis (op. 39)

For over seventy years, the writer, oboist, musicologist and university lecturer John Warrack has been at the heart of British musical life. He has also been, for 17 years, President of the Ryedale Festival, which now celebrates his 90th year with this special concert, for which he has chosen and will introduce the programme. As the acclaimed biographer of Weber and Tchaikovsky, he shares his enthusiasm for some of their most lyrical and evocative songs. Music by his father and eponymous grandfather will also be heard, and the concert ends with the collection of lyrical masterpieces that Schumann described as my most romantic music ever.

This is one of 55 events forming the Ryedale Summer Festival 2018.


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