St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Stuart Raeburn - tenor and David Elwin - piano

Tuesday, 4 April at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Stuart Raeburn - tenor and David Elwin - piano

Quilter

Songs of the Sea

The Sea Bird

Moonlight

By the Sea

Seven Elizabethan Lyrics

Weep you no more

My Life's Delight

Damask Roses

The Faithless Shepherdess

Brown is my love

By a fountainside

Fair House of Joy                      

Ireland

For Remembrance (1920)

April (1925)

Quilter

Songs from the Arnold Book of Old Songs

Charlie is my darling

The Ash Grove

Believe me if all those endearing young charms

Ye Banks and Braes

Over the Mountains

Stuart Raeburn has sung with a number of London based Opera Groups. His roles have included Tamino (Magic Flute), Ferrando (Cosi),  Basilio/Curzio (Figaro) as well as Gustavus (Masked Ball), Pylades (Iphigenie en Tauride), Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Arbace (Idomeneo), and Colonel Fairfax in Sullivan's "The Yeoman of the Guard".  He has given recitals in a number of Churches and other venues in and around London and elsewhere performing the songs of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century English composers Vaughan-Williams, Finzi and Quilter as well as those of Mozart, Haydn and Schumann. One of his most recent enterprise was a performance of "A Song for the Road" together with broadcaster Piers Burton-Page and Pianist Michael Hodges. He has also sung in Oratorio performances including works by Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and Honegger. Future plans include a Recital in of Beethoven and Schumann in Ely Cathedral in July with David Elwin. He has studied with Denis Dowling, Emma Kirkby, Brian Galloway, Neil Jenkins and now studies with Ian Kennedy.

David Elwin studied at the Royal Academy of Music under Jean Harvey and Max Pirani. His first professional work was in music staff positions with the Royal and English National Ballet Companies. He subsequently pursued a freelance career and now combines activities as an accompanist and duo partner, soloist, singer's coach and piano teacher. He was for eight years repetiteur with the distinguished husband & wife voice trainers Audrey Langford and Andrew Field, working with a distinguished roster of singers including Joan Rogers, Susan Bullock, Martyn Hill & Stephen Varcoe.  David has worked as repetiteur and performer with numerous semi-professional opera companies. In 2001 he was official accompanist for the inaugural London Lieder Group Prize for Lieder Performance. He has wide experience as a choral accompanist, including work with several London-based choral groups. He has been regular repetiteur and performer with the Dulwich Choral Society since 2000.

Stuart Raeburn has sung with a number of London based Opera Groups. His roles have included Tamino (Magic Flute), Ferrando (Cosi),  Basilio/Curzio (Figaro) as well as Gustavus (Masked Ball), Pylades (Iphigenie en Tauride), Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Arbace (Idomeneo), and Colonel Fairfax in Sullivan's "The Yeoman of the Guard".  One of his most recent enterprises was a performance of "A Song for the Road" together with broadcaster Piers Burton-Page and Pianist Michael Hodges. Future plans include a Recital in of Beethoven and Schumann in Ely Cathedral in July with David Elwin.

David Elwin  combines activities as an accompanist and duo partner, soloist, singer's coach and piano teacher. He was for eight years repetiteur with the distinguished husband & wife voice trainers Audrey Langford and Andrew Field, working with a distinguished roster of singers including Joan Rogers, Susan Bullock, Martyn Hill & Stephen Varcoe.  In 2001 he was official accompanist for the inaugural London Lieder Group Prize for Lieder Performance. He has been regular repetiteur and performer with the Dulwich Choral Society since 2000.