7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
26th October, 2015
World-renowned tenor Toby Spence returns to Milton Court for his first London performance of Janácek’s song-cycle The Diary of One Who Disappeared, together with fellow alumnus Julian Milford and singers from the Guildhall School.
with Joana Gil soprano
Claire Bournez, Emily Kyte, Lucy Waring mezzo sopranos
Janácek The Diary of One Who Disappeared
Butterworth A Shropshire Lad
Britten Folksong arrangements
Janácek’s mysterious The Diary of One Who Disappeared tells the story of a village boy who runs away from home when he is seduced by a gypsy girl. The pastoral theme continues with Butterworth’s settings of A.E. Housman’s signature poems, and a selection of Britten’s folksong arrangements.
The Alumni Recital Series is in support of the School’s Scholarships Fund.