Elin Manahan Thomas & Simon Lepper 28th Oct 2019 The Bear Club Map
The beautiful voice of Elin Manahan Thomas was recently heard all over the world as she sang so unforgettably for the entrance of the bride at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. She brings to Luton a recital, Fairest Isle, a portrait of the legends and landscape of Britain. Elin is joined at the piano by Simon Lepper, one of the country’s most respected song specialists, an official accompanist at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.
‘Ravishing simplicity…’ The Times
‘Faultless tone…’ Guardian
‘Simon Lepper, whose prowess as a pianist is fused with a real sensitivity to words and to the voice, is a rarity indeed.’
Fairest Isle – the landscape and legends of Britain
The programme will include Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten,
Dilys Elwin Edwards and folk songs