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x.y song / sehnsucht

  • Craxton studios NW3 7SU (map)

The 26th September marks the first concert in a new series of contemporary song, performed by x.y song, a newly formed offshoot of Ensemble x.y. Each concert will be programmed around a theme, and will involve the commissioning of new cycles for voice and piano.

Concert 1 is themed 'Sehnsucht':

- Geoffrey KING: Buckley Songs
- Brett DEAN: Poems and Prayers
- Judith WEIR: The Voice of Desire
- Jesse JONES: Margaret
- Ben ROWARTH: Sehnsucht

- Christine Buras, soprano
- Lotte Betts-Dean, mezzo-soprano
- Malachy Frame, baritone
- Michael Mofidian, bass-baritone
- Joseph Havlat, piano

Entry by donation at the door (suggested £10/5)

This concert also marks the beginning of our fundraising campaign to help cover the costs of hiring venues and paying composers. If you would like to make a contribution, we would be very grateful! More information available here: https://www.gofundme.com/xy-song-project

Later Event: October 14
Monteverdi Vespers