Friday 22 November, 7pm Lecture Recital Room
CD Launch: The FranzOsterwald Lieder Project Harriet Burns soprano William Searle tenor Marc Verter piano Sebastian Wybrew piano
Robert Franz composed 51 varied and contrasting settings of love poems written by his close friend Karl Wilhelm Osterwald, resulting in fascinating, bold and lyrical songs unique in the genre of 19th-century German Lieder. Hear these works performed by Guildhall musicians in this special recital which launches the new CD by Victoria Edge, bringing together this wealth of music for the first time.
Monday 25 November, 7.30pm Milton Court Concert Hall GUILDHALL TIC KE T E D E VE NT
Stories of Sweet Visions: Song & Chamber Music by Julian Philips
Jazz Singers at Six
Coronach for mezzo-soprano and viola Barcarola for solo piano* Love Songs for Mary Joyce for tenor and piano Turning Fifty for baritone and cello* Winter Music for solo harp Cantos de Sonho for soprano, tenor and piano trio
Scott Stroman, Flora Medlicott directors
* world premieres
Admission free Monday 25 November, 6pm Silk Street Music Hall
Join the Guildhall Jazz Choir and Jazz Singers for an early evening showcase of songs. Admission free
Performers include: James Newby baritone Oliver Wass harp Mithras Piano Trio
A programme of song and chamber works celebrating the music of Guildhall School’s Head of Composition, Professor Julian Philips, in his 50th birthday year. A distinguished ensemble of Guildhall School students and alumni will perform these works in the superb acoustics of Milton Court Concert Hall. Tickets: £15 (£5 concessions) available from Barbican Box Office: 020 7638 8891 barbican.org.uk. Priority Booking for Guildhall Circle members from 29 July.