Before Life and After – Roderick Williams & Iain Burnside | Kings Place

Event Calendar

Hover on a day to view what's on

Previous Month Next Month

July 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
 
 
 
 
 
 
August 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
September 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
26
 
October 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
9
10
17
24
26
28
30
31
 
 
 
 
 
November 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
3
7
8
13
14
21
27
28
29
30
 
 
 
December 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
5
6
7
11
12
18
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2
3
4
5
8
9
10
11
15
16
17
22
23
24
25
26
27
29
30
 
 
 
 
February 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
1
2
3
5
6
7
8
10
12
13
14
15
19
20
21
22
24
26
27
 
 
 
 
March 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
17
19
20
21
22
23
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
April 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
9
10
11
12
16
17
19
20
21
22
23
24
26
27
28
30
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
1
2
3
4
6
7
8
9
10
13
14
15
16
17
18
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
June 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
July 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
 
 
August 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
September 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
20
22
24
25
26
27
28
29
October 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
11
12
13
14
15
16
18
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
29
30
 
 
 
 
November 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
1
3
4
5
6
8
9
10
11
12
13
15
17
19
20
21
22
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
 
December 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
2
3
4
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
 
 
 
 
 
January 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
February 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
 
 
 
March 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
April 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
 
 
 
 
May 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
June 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

Cello Unwrapped

Travel to Kings Place

Before Life and After – Roderick Williams & Iain Burnside

Time Unwrapped 2018
Music / Friday, 2 November 2018 - 7:30pm / Hall One
£39.50 – £16.50 | Savers £9.50*

Programme to include:

Britten ‘Before Life and After’ (Winter Words)

Finzi ‘The Clock of the Years’

‘Proud Songsters’ (Earth and Air and Rain)

‘Amabel’ (Before and after Summer)

Ireland ‘Summer Schemes’

Roderick Williams baritone

Iain Burnside piano

Harriet Walter narrator

‘The thrushes sing as the sun is going …
As if all Time were theirs.’ Proud Songsters

The poet Thomas Hardy had a lifelong preoccupation with memory and the passing of time, for what was loved, what was lost and what could never be. Acclaimed duo baritone Roderick Williams and pianist Iain Burnside delve into Hardy’s world, in which nature and the everyday take on startling spiritual power. Their sequence of words and music centres on settings by Britten, Finzi and Ireland, interleaved with poetry which responds to Hardy’s ideas from a woman’s perspective. 

‘[Williams] imbued each song with myriad colorful nuances, his rich, burnished baritone lovely throughout the evening.’ New York Times

.SHARE THIS EVENT

Photos from top: Roderick Williams © Benjamin Ealovega; Iain Burnside © TallWall Media

*£9.50 Savers are subject to availability and automatically allocated on the day