Wigmore Showcase

Wednesday 21 November, 7.30pm Wigmore Hall

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Samling returns to Wigmore Hall for its annual Showcase as part of its prestigious Song Series. Samling Artists from across the years explore songs inspired by folklore. Telling stories of childhood, spirits, soldiers and lovers, this colourful programme includes songs from Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn with songs and readings from many other lands.

Elin Pritchard   soprano

Olivia Warburton   mezzo-soprano

Nicky Spence   tenor

James Newby   baritone

Christopher Glynn   piano

Jâms Coleman   piano

Alex Jennings   actor


Grainger: Bold William Taylor; Gurney: Down by the Salley Gardens; Fauré: Levati sol (Après un rêve); Grieg: Solveigs sang; Mahler: Revelge; Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen; Rheinlegendchen; Warlock: Yarmouth Fair; Brahms: Da unten im Tale; Canteloube: Malurous qu’o uno fenno; Dvorák: The Pledge of Love; Schumann: Blaue Augen; Schubert: Erlkönig; Copland: The Little Horses; Britten: Tom Bowling; Sibelius: Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte; Liszt: Die drei Zigeuner; Britten: The Ash Grove; MacMillan: Scots Song; Vaughan Williams: Whither must I wander?; Bishop: Home, sweet home

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How to book
Tickets: £40 £35 £30 £25 £18

In person 7 days a week:10am – 8.30pm
Days without an evening concert: 10am – 5pm
No advance booking in the half hour prior to a concert

Telephone 020 7935 2141
7 days a week: 10am – 7pm
Days without an evening concert:10am – 5pm
There is a non-refundable £4.00 administration fee for all telephone bookings which includes the return of your tickets by post if time permits

7 days a week; 24 hours a day
There is a non-refundable £3.00 administration
fee for online bookings, which includes the return
of your tickets by post if time permits


Promotional image: detail from Avenue (oil on canvas) by kind permission of Julian Vilarrubi