Forthcoming Concert: Howard Skempton, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Forthcoming Concert: Howard Skempton, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
4th December, CBSO Centre, Birmingham
5th December, Wigmore Hall, London

The world and London premiere performances of British composer Howard Skempton’s setting of Coleridge’s masterpiece The Rime of the Ancient Mariner will be held at the CBSO, Birmingham and the Wigmore Hall, with the internationally acclaimed baritone Roderick Williams as soloist.

The programme also includes:
Dominic Muldowney: Six cabaret songs : Adlestrop (Edward Thomas); At Last the Secret is Out, Foxtrot, Funeral Blues (WH Auden); Uffngton (John Betjeman)
Dominic Muldowney: Two Shakespeare settings: Winter, Fear No More
Dominic Muldowney: Smooth between sea and land (World premiere / BCMG commission)

There will be a free pre-concert talk from 7-7.30pm with Stephen Newbould, Howard Skempton and Roderick Williams. Open to all ticket holders.

To find out more and to book tickets, visit http://www.bcmg.org.uk/whats-on/birmingham-concerts-2015-16/the-rime-of-the-ancient-mariner