Byron's Grand Tour

This concert celebrates Byron's legacy through songs and readings that chart his 'Grand Tour' through Europe.

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Byron's Grand Tour

Time & Location

24 Jul 2018, 13:00

St Marylebone Church, 17 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LT, UK

About The Event

Amanda Pitt, soprano

Gavin Roberts, piano

The flamboyant romantic poet, Lord Byron, was baptised in St Marylebone. Through song settings and readings of his poems, we chart Byron’s ‘Grand Tour’ through Europe, and celebrate the legacy of the romantic poet who ended up playing a large part in the Greek War of Independence. Songs by the following composers:

Charles Horn (1786-1849)

Alexander Lee (1802-51)

Charles Gounod (1818-93)

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)

Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn (1805-47)

Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)

Robert Schumann (1810-56)

Roger Quilter (1877-1953)

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)

Hubert Parry (1848-1918)

Henry R Bishop (1786-1855)

Maude Valérie White (1855-1937)





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