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James Gaugan and David Hammond
Fri Oct 25 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm£15.00
James Gaugan baritone and David Hammond piano present ‘Bright is the Ring of Words a recital of song drawing on the poetry which has inspired composers of its own time and later generations. Beginning with settings of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, the concert traces a journey through three Centuries of verse. A wide ranging programme will include some of the best loved settings by Schubert (Die Forelle), Schumann (Widnung), Vaughan-Williams (The Vagabond) and Finzi (Who is Sylvia) as well as rarer gems by Haydn, Mendelssohn, Parry Sullivan and more.
James and David are York based musicians, perform regular recitals throughout the North of England. Past performances include at Sheffield and Wakefield Cathedrals, as well as in Chesterfield, Northallerton, York and elsewhere.