Marcus Farnsworth - artistic director
Roderick Williams - baritone
Christopher Glynn - piano
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS Songs of Travel
MAHLER Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Journeys in Song: The Manchester Song Festival returns for its second year in spring 2020, with a full day of musical participation and discovery culminating in a recital by celebrated baritone Roderick Williams.
1pm RNCM Songsters Performance
3pm Britten Saint Nicolas Performance with Nicky Spence
4.30pm Nicky Spence Masterclass
7.30pm Roderick Williams Performance
We finish up the day with baritone soloist Roderick Williams exploring songs of travel and journeying in a programme including well-loved lieder by Vaughan Williams, Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen and Schubert. Roderick was awarded an OBE in 2017 for his services to music and his career has taken him around the world performing and recording with the greatest musicians.
The theme for the performance will bring the day’s events together into a programme packed full of songs in English and German relating to the theme of travel.
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