Flow My Tears: Songs for Lute and Voice
With a voice that possesses "the delicacy and refinement of spider silk" (Financial Times, London) and a sharp interpretive mind to match, British countertenor Iestyn Davies has entered the limelight with scene-stealing operatic roles and intimate recital programs that showcase his "extraordinary tonal richness and imaginative phrasing" (The Guardian, London). Davies, accompanied by Thomas Dunford on lute, sings a program of deeply poetic and emotionally dynamic late Tudor and Stuart songs by Dowland, Johnson, and Danyel, as well as a new work by the young and in-demand New York-based composer Nico Muhly.
*West Coast premiere
Education & Community Event: Sightlines
Fri, Mar 28, 7-7:30 pm
First Congrecational Church
Pre-performance talk by Professor James Davies, UC Berkeley Department of Music. Sightlines are free to event ticket holders.
Program notes are available online. [PDF]