James Gilchrist is one of the UK’s leading tenors and has performed in major concert halls throughout the world. Recognised as ‘the finest Evangelist of his generation’ his extensive repertoire embraces works spanning many centuries. His impressive discography includes the Schubert and Schumann song cycles, Finzi, Vaughan Williams and Britten.
He performs a programme of English music, accompanied by Matt Wadsworth on the lute and theorbo, a plucked string instrument of the lute family with an extended neck and second peg box.
Running time: 1 hour 30 min, 15 min interval
‘Gilchrist is a consummate communicator, and his recitals are a model for all singers, with tone, glance and gesture all playing their part in engaging an audience’.
Barry Creasy, MusicOMH (4 Nov 2017)
‘James Gilchrist’s singing brims with dramatic vigour’.
David Vickers, Gramophone (March 2015)