This year’s RNCM Day of Song showcases folk connections in song through a series of colourful and vibrant recitals. Many of the great composers of the past and present have been influenced by folk song, connecting music with place, expressing a people’s identity and cultural heritage. We are delighted to feature a complete performance of Luciano Berio’s rarely heard Folk Songs for mezzo soprano and chamber ensemble, Joseph Canteloube’s Songs of the Auvergne, and folk song arrangements by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Benjamin Britten. Thomas Schulze, RNCM tutor in Lieder, will give an insightful masterclass on settings by Mahler and Strauss of Des Knaben Wunderhorn, then in the evening we finish with an exciting concert featuring the RNCM Chamber Choir and RNCM ArkEnsemble in Gypsy Songs by Dvořák and Brahms. Join us for a day of enchanting storytelling!
Jonathan Fisher artistic director
Full Day Ticket £25
Please call the RNCM Box Office to book day tickets on 0161 907 5555