Sir Arthur Bliss International Song Series

8College Music benefits greatly from the frequent involvement of professional musicians, many of whom come to the college under the auspices of the Sir Arthur Bliss Song Series to work with students and to give recitals. Highlights have included concerts from such luminaries as Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Felicity Lott, Joan Rodgers, Mark Padmore and Wolfgang Holzmair all with Pembroke’s College Musician, pianist Joseph Middleton.

Forthcoming Events

Friday 17th February at 8pm in the Old Library: Recital given by Dame Felicity Lott and Joseph Middleton.

Tickets: £20, £15 OAPs, £10 college members, or £5 students. Tickets can be purchased here or from The Porters’ Lodge or on the door on the evening of performance.

Friday 24th February from 2-5pm in the Old Library: Public masterclass given by Sir Thomas Allen (admissions free – tickets available from Porter’s Lodge)

Monday 1st May: Pembroke Lieder Scheme Showcase recital

Monday 8th May at 8pm in the Old Library: Recital given by Carolyn Sampson and Joseph Middleton.

Tickets: £20, £15 OAPs, £10 college members, or £5 students. Tickets can be purchased here or from The Porters’ Lodge or on the door on the evening of performance.


Dame Felicity Lott: soprano

Joseph Middleton: piano

Friday 17th February at 8pm in the Old Library

Felicity Lott PosterTickets: £20, £15 OAPs, £10 college members, or £5 students. Tickets can be purchased here or from The Porters’ Lodge or on the door on the evening of performance.

Programme:

Duparc:  L’Invitation au Voyage, Chanson triste

Fauré: Mandoline, En Sourdine, Green

Debussy C’est l’extase langoureuse, Le Jet d’eau

Britten: Phrase, Antique

Hahn L’Heure Exquise; La Barcheta

Britten: Le Roi s’en va-t-en chasse; Come you not from Newcastle?; Waly Waly; Quand j’étais chez mon père

Poulenc: Fancy

Britten: Fancie

Berners: Come on Algernon

Coward: If Love were all; The Bar on the Piccola Marina


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