2013 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Britten; this concert celebrates the occasion with a wonderful song recital performed by the Tenor Adrian Thompson, accompanied by our Director of Music John Moore. Please see more information about Adrian Thompson below.
The concert is raising funds for the Lingden Davies Cancer Centre, and there will also be a display of artwork by Penny Timmis, who will be donating 20% of any proceeds from orders taken on the evening to the charity. Viewing will be possible both before and after the concert, and during the interval.
Tickets are £10 from sponsors Salop Sheet Music (01743 365561), Millard & Lancaster, or Darren Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org / 01743 280810).
London-born Adrian Thompson is an artist of extraordinary versatility, with a wide-ranging repertoire of music from the Renaissance to the present day.
He has appeared at Glyndebourne and with English National Opera, Scottish Opera, Badishes Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Staatstheater Stuttgart, New Israeli Opera, Netherlands Opera, Opera Zuid and at festivals and with orchestras throughout the UK and Europe, including the Royal Philharmonic and the BBC Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras.
A very experienced recitalist, Adrian regularly appears at London's Wigmore Hall with the Songmakers' Almanac and on BBC Radio. He is a frequent visitor to the Aldeburgh Festival and has given recitals in the South Bank's major Schubert and Schoenberg series and in Northern Ireland, Geneva, Stuttgart and Amsterdam.