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August 7, 2019 6:00PM


NM Museum of Art


Britten Serenade


BRITTEN Nocturnal after John Dowland for Guitar, Op. 70

DOWLAND “Come, Heavy Sleep” for Tenor & Guitar

BRITTEN Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Op. 31

SCHUBERT String Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, “Death and the Maiden”

For the first time in its history, the Festival presents Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, a song cycle conducted here by David Zinman and featuring two artists in their Festival debuts: tenor Paul Appleby and Berlin Philharmonic Principal Horn Stefan Dohr. Guitarist Meng Su makes her Festival debut performing another work by Britten, the Nocturnal after John Dowland, and she and Appleby join forces for Dowland’s moving “Come, Heavy Sleep.” The Orion String Quartet closes the program with a tour de force by Schubert: the “Death and the Maiden” Quartet.

Paul Appleby, Stefan Dohr, Meng Su, David Zinman, Harvey de Souza, Jennifer Gilbert, Daniel Jordan, Benny Kim, Sarah Tasker, Ashley Vandiver, Margaret Dyer Harris, L. P. How, Ida Kavafian, Joseph Johnson, Eric Kim, Mark Kosower, Leigh Mesh, Mark Tatum, Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, Steven Tenenbom, Timothy Eddy)

Approximate length: 1 hour and 50 minutes

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