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6pm – 8pm

Pianist Anna Tilbrook, tenor James Gilchrist, the Sacconi Quartet and friends join the BBC at the University of Hull’s Middleton Hall for a Big Chamber Weekend – four concerts celebrating the city’s musical, cultural and political heritage. The four concerts will be presented by Petroc Trelawny and broadcast on Radio 3 in October.

The first concert celebrates writers old and new, with music by Purcell, Britten, Tippett, Vaughan Williams and Rebecca Clarke alongside the world premiere of a new work by David Bednall – settings of words by the Hull-born poet Andrew Marvell.

We are delighted to welcome Dr Stewart Mottram from the University of Hull English department who will provide a pre-concert lecture on Andrew Marvel.

James Gilchrist: tenor
Anna Tilbrook: piano
Philip Dukes: viola

Purcell/Tippett – Music for a while
Purcell/Tippett – If music be the food of love
Purcell/Britten – O Solitude
Rebecca Clarke – Passacaglia for viola & piano
Rebecca Clarke – Come oh Come my Life’s delight
Rebecca Clarke – Weep no more ye sad fountains
Britten – Lachrymae for viola solo
David Bednall – BBC commission setting Andrew Marvell poems for tenor, viola and piano (World Premiere)
Vaughan Williams – Four Hymns for tenor, viola & piano


Middleton Hall
University of Hull
Cottingham Road
01482 465341


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