Themed Programme - The Spirit's Song

The Sir John Soane Museum in Lincoln's Inn Fields has a veritable cornucopia of treasures and artefacts. The architect Sir John was a close friend of Mozart's original "Susanna" – Nancy Storace - and these two recitals, given in the Museum and in various Soane properties reflect his love of antiquities and of the music of his time.

The Spirit's Song

The life and music of Sir John Soane - a programme with anecdotes

There are two alternative programmes:


The Spirit's Song
Music inspired by the antiquities in 12 Lincoln's Inn Field
Charlotte de Rothschild - soprano, Danielle Perrett – harp

Adam lay ybounden Peter Warlock
To the Queen of Heaven Thomas Dunhill
Ye spotted snakes John Christopher Smith
The Warning James Hook
The Spirit's song Joseph Haydn
O had I Jubal's lyre (Joshua) George Frederick Handel
Weep you no more, sad fountains Roger Quilter
Pastorella delle Alpi Goacchino Rossini
Harp solo; Fantasia and Air; Cease your funning (Beggar's Opera) arr. W. R. Hunt
Ach, ich fühl's (Pamina's aria from The Magic Flute) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The monk and his cat Samuel Barber
Mandoline Gabriel Fauré
Orpheus with his lute Edmund Rubbra
Un moto di gioja (The Marriage of Figaro) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music for a while Henry Purcell
(1659-1695)
When Daisies pied (Love's Labour's Lost)
Blow, blow thou Winter wind (As you like it)
Where the bee sucks (The Tempest)
Thomas Arne
(1710-1778)
She never told her love (Twelfth Night)
My mother bids me bind my hair
Joseph Haydn
(1732-1809)
O del mio dolce ardor Christoph Willibald von Gluck
(1714-1787)
No more his fears alarming (The Pirates) Stephen Storace
(1762-1796)
How beautiful are the feet (The Messiah) George Frederick Handel
(1685-1759)
Ach, ich fühl's (Pamina's aria from The Magic Flute) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756-1791)
Air de Sara Philippe-Jacques Meyer
(1737-1819)
Pastorella delle Alpi Gioachino Rossini
(1792-1868)
I N T E R V A L
Die Forelle Franz Schubert
(1797-1828)
Songs from the Vauxhall Gardens
Tell me, lovely shepherd
William Boyce
(1711-1779)
When I was a chit (1796) James Hook
(1746-1827)
O ravishing delight Thomas Arne
The Favourite Troop
Variations on God save the King (Harp solo)
William Elrington
T. D. Thomas
Auf Flügeln des Gesanges Felix Mendelssohn
(1809-1847)
Suzanna’s two arias from The Marriage of Figaro
Deh vieni, non tardar
Un moto di gioja
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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