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A Young Man's Exhortation

Saturday February 15th, 2020, Trinity Hall College, 7.30pm

Nick Pritchard (tenor), Libby Burgess (piano)

Tenor Nick Pritchard and Piano Libby Burgess

In February 2019 Cambridge Song launched the Cambridge Song Festival, a vibrant new Festival of Song for the city of Cambridge.

After the huge success of 2019 plans are afoot for a second full-scale Festival; in the meantime we couldn't resist more Cambridge Song in 2020, and are delighted to announce A Young Man's Exhortation, an evening of songs by Gerald Finzi and Benjamin Britten performed by the renowned tenor Nick Pritchard and pianist Libby Burgess, and presented in collaboration with Trinity Hall College.

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More about our February 2020 artists...

Praised as ‘a lovely English tenor with a core of muscularity’ (The Arts Desk), Nick Pritchard’s recital performances include Vaughan Williams’s On Wenlock Edge for BBC Radio 3, Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin at the Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Britten’s Winter Words for the Oxford Lieder Festival, and a Schubert recital with Graham Johnson at Wigmore Hall.

Artist Website: nickpritchard.co.uk

Pianist Libby Burgess is known for her ‘warm, sensitive pianism’ (The Observer), her musical intelligence, and her generosity of collaborative spirit. In 2019 she performed the complete Schubert cycles – partnering Jonathan Lemalu, Nicholas Mulroy, and Marcus Farnsworth – at Yorkshire’s New Paths Festival, of which she is the founding Artistic Director.

Artist Website: www.libbyburgess.com

 

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