Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Concert Hall - Barber Institute
Arts and Law, Performance
Friday 14th October 2016 (13:10)
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  • Barber Lunchtime Concert

Joel Williams tenor
Duncan Appleby piano

Programme includes:

  • Dowland
    Fine knacks for Ladies (attrib. Shakespeare)
  • Purcell arr. Benjamin Britten
    Sweeter than roses
  • Britten
    Fancie (The Merchant of Venice)
  • Parry
    No longer mourn for me (Sonnet 71)
  • Quilter
    Fear no more the heat o' the sun

Winner of the 2014 Musica Britannica Sir Antony Lewis Memorial Prize, tenor Joel Williams is a rising star in the world of opera and lieder, and is currently undertaking a Masters Degree at the Royal College of Music. He is joined by Birmingham Conservatoire and Royal College of Music student Duncan Appleby for a recital of music influenced by Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Venue: Barber Concert Hall, Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Admission: Free