Benjamin Baker: At the World’s Edge

September 14, 2022 6:30 PM

Benjamin Baker: At the World’s Edge

September 14, 2022 6:30 PM

An intimate evening of works by Brahms, Clara Schumann and the UK Premiere of the AWE Festival 2021 commission ‘Mata-Au’ by New Zealand composer Salina Fisher.  This programme charts a course through works celebrating new beginnings, the heartbreak of impending loss, and the eventual recovery and acceptance of what life throws at us.

Programme

Salina Fisher  Mata-Au
Clara Schumann (née Wieck) Three Romances for violin and piano, op.22
Felix Mendelssohn Lieder Ohne Worte, op.62 no.1
Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in E-flat, op.117
Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor, op.25

Benjamin Baker – violin
Meghan Cassidy – viola
Maciej Kulakowski – cello
Daniel Lebhardt – piano

Menu*

A New Zealand inspired three course meal accompanied by Elephant Hill Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.

Mussels with samphire, sorrel and chilli OR Berkswell cheese roll with herb and lemon salad

Roast lamb loin with smoked sweet potato and spinach, garlic and watercress OR Sweet potato stuffed with puffed wild rice, sour cream, smoked paprika and corn

Lamington with coffee Chantilly cream

 

Format

Doors open at 6:30 for drinks and nibbles ahead of a one-hour performance (starting at 7pm, without interval) followed by a three-course meal.

The Standard ticket price includes the concert and the meal. Choose Table for 2 if you are two people and want the guarantee of a stand-alone table. We don’t sell concert-only tickets any longer. Drinks can be ordered on the night.

*Please specify if you require a vegetarian menu upon checking out.