Roderick Williams is a national treasure. Acutely responsive to the sound and meaning of words, his approach to the English Romantic song repertoire is revelatory. Susie Allan lingers tellingly over an important detail in the piano writing just at the right moment to complement Williams’ exquisite interpretation.

BBC Music Magazine on Roderick Williams Baritone & Susie Allan Piano

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PASTORAL ECHOES: THE GREAT AGE OF ENGLISH SONG

Programme includes

BUTTERWORTH Six Songs from ‘A Shropshire Lad’
IRELAND Sea Fever
GURNEY In Flanders
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Silent Noon
FINZI Let us Garlands Bring
and songs by QUILTER, WARLOCK and BRITTEN

Roderick Williams presents a hand-picked programme of heartrendingly beautiful songs from a repertoire in which he has become acknowledged as a world leader.

Running time: TBC
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