John Milton in Voice and Verse
in voice: Soprano Belinda Yates, accompanied by Heather Chamberlain, sings a selection of songs inspired by Milton's poems. Including pieces by Handel, Haydn, Thomas Arne, Henry Lawes, Geoffrey Shaw and Gerald Finzi.
and verse: Actor Lance Pierson brings Milton's poems to life. He performs extracts that set Belinda's songs in their context. As well as selections from Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes and the Sonnets, they will give shortened concert performances of Il Penseroso, L'Allegro and the masque Comus.