Ruby Hughes soprano
Joseph Middleton piano
Schumann Prelude from Jugendlieder; Frauenliebe und -leben Op.42 25'
Mahler Kindertotenlieder 25'
Ives Serenity; The Housatonic at Stockbridge; Memories; Songs my mother taught me 12'
Helen Grime Bright Travellers 15'
Trad (arr. Britten) Ca the yowes; At the mid hour of night; O come ye not from Newcastle; O Waly Waly 12'
Ruby Hughes has become known for her rich, warm voice and beautifully nuanced interpretations, enhanced all the more by Joseph Middleton's sensitive and understated partnership. This recital brings together songs of fond recollection and hope for the future, with Helen Grime's newest song cycle, written for Ruby, setting Fiona Benson's Bright Travellers - a keystone of a programme that reflects on the profound impact of parenthood.
Coach departs Broad St 10.45 am, returns by approx. 1.15 pm, £5. Book here
Holy Trinity Church