We are delighted to sponsor a concert at the St Marylebone Church Parish Festival.

St Marylebone Church, 24th July




This concert celebrates Byron’s legacy through songs and readings that chart his ‘Grand Tour’ through Europe.

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Amanda Pitt, soprano,

Gavin Roberts, piano

Hours of Idleness (1806)

            Hills of Annesley   Charles Horn (1786-1849)

Fugitive Pieces (1806)

            Poem: On a distant view of the Village and School of Harrow on the Hill

Stanzas to a Lady on leaving England (1808)

            There’s not an eye will weep for me   Alexander Lee (1802-51)

Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (1812)

            Adieu, Adieu my native shore       Charles Horn

            Poem: From the Portuguese

            Maid of Athens    Charles Gounod (1818-93)

            Poem: I live not in myself, but I become

            Solitude   Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)

 The Bride of Abydos (1813)

            Poem: Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle

 A Journey through Albania (1813-14)

            The Bird of Love    Alexander Lee

The Corsair (1814)

            Poem: Deep in my soul that tender secret dwell

            Farewell    Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn (1805-47)

Hebrew Melodies (1815)

            Poem: Sun of the Sleepless

            Sonne der Schlummerlosen      Hugo Wolf  (1860-1903)

            Poem: On Jordan’s banks

            Poem: My soul is dark

            Mein Herz is schwer from Myrthen op 25    Robert Schumann (1810-56)

Poems (1816)

            There be none of beauty’s  daughters   Roger Quilter (1877-1953)

            Keine von der Erde Schönen     Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)

            When we two parted     Hubert Parry (1848-1918)

 Manfred (1816)

            Poem: When the moon is on the wave

 Letter to Thomas Moore (1817)

            My boat is on the shore   Henry R Bishop (1786-1855)

Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: with Notices of His Life (1820)

            Poem: On my wedding-day



St Marylebone Church,

17 Marylebone Rd,

London NW1 5LT, UK


24th July



Prices range from £8-£12

Tickets available here

Enquiries: Contact@thebyronsociety.com