Free Concerts: Verdi & Wagner 200. November, London

Written By The Wagnerian on Friday, 11 October 2013 | 2:25:00 am

Song in the City programmes concerts around imaginative themes, bringing talented singers and pianists to the heart of the Square Mile, in the inspiring setting of the Hall at St Botolph without Bishopsgate. Regular free concerts take place on Thursday lunchtime at 1pm (c45 mins). These  concerts have central theme, often with a cast of several singers performing in each cone, taking the listner on a week-by-week journey.

As part of Wagner 200 the following very special two concerts will be given - free. Under the combined title of, "Verdi & Wagner 200 A Bicentenary Tribute in Song and Letters"


7 Nov, Spirits of an Age

Samantha Crawford, soprano
Roisin Walsh, soprano
Catherine Backhouse, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Elwin, tenor
Matthew Buswell, bass-baritone
Gavin Roberts, piano
Wagner and Verdi as both like-minded and opposing forces of the Romantic era.

14 Nov, National Revolutionaries

Samantha Crawford, soprano
Roisin Walsh, soprano
Mark Chaundy, tenor
Matthew Buswell, bass-baritone
Gavin Roberts, piano
The role of national identity in the world of these two operatic giants.


Full detail of these and the other free concerts can be found by visiting: Song In The City