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Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

Autumn 2020

Benjamin Britten

Autumn 2020

The visionary poet and painter William Blake inspired many composers, none more effectively than Benjamin Britten. This cycle, drawing a blazing picture of the innocence and injustice Blake saw around him, is staged John Savournin, with Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 finalist, Julien van Mellaerts, accompanied by Ella O’Neill.