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Voices Unwrapped: Roderick Williams

Brian Elias Meet me in the Green Glen
Vaughan Williams ‘The Woodcutter’s Song’ from The Pilgrim’s Progress
Berio Duet for Two Violins, 24 ‘Aldo’
Purcell (arr. Williams) Three Songs
Weir Good Morning, Midnight!
Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht
Mahler (arr. Farrington) Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Roderick Williams baritone
Principal Players of Aurora Orchestra

Fri 25 February 2022, 7.30pm
Hall One, Kings Place
£19.50-£69.50 (plus booking fee)

Aurora Orchestra welcomes Voices Unwrapped Artist-in-Focus Roderick Williams for a special concert of journeys: from darkness to light, joy to sorrow, and regret to redemption.

Curated with Williams, the programme builds gradually from a single solo voice on stage up to the mixed ensemble used by Iain Farrington for his virtuosic chamber arrangement of Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer. Highlights include Judith Weir’s meditation on night-time Good Morning, Midnight!, Schoenberg’s masterly Transfigured Night, and Williams’ own arrangements of a trio of Purcell songs.