Event Details


Brindley Sherratt bass and Julius Drake piano

28 January 2024, 7.30pm at the Razumovsky Academy, 56 College Road, London NW10 5ET

7pm doors open (pre-concert drink)

7.30pm concert

Songs by Schubert, Musorgsky, Brahms and more

£30 (£15 under 25s)

£50 (to include post-concert buffet)

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Franz Schubert L’incanto degli occhi D902 No. 1; Fahrt zum Hades D526; Auf der Donau D553; Der Schiffer D536

Modest Musorgsky – Songs and Dances of Death; Lullaby (Колыбельная); Serenade (Серенада); Trepak (Трепак); The Field Marshal (Полководец)

Johannes Brahms – Mit vierzig Jahren ist der Berg ersteigen Op. 94 No.1; Steig auf, geliebter Schatten Op. 94 No.2; Mein Herz ist schwer Op. 94 No.3; Sapphische Ode Op. 94 No.4; Kein Haus, keine Heimat Op. 94 No. 5

John Ireland – Sea Fever

Gerald Finzi – Let us garlands bring Op. 18; Fear no more the heat o’ the sun

Ivor Gurney – By a Bierside

Michael Head – Limehouse Reach

Peter Warlock – Captain Stratton’s Fancy

The British Bass Brindley Sherratt is one of the most respected singers in the world of Opera.
He was born into a family of strong singers but initially studied trumpet at the Royal Academy of Music. After winning several opera competitions which he entered “for experience” he went on to study singing full time.

Career highlights include Sarastro Die Zauberflöte at Vienna State Opera, Dutch National Opera and Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Claggart Billy Budd at the Aldeburgh and Glyndebourne Festivals, the BBC Proms, Teatro Réal in Madrid, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and in New York at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Arkel Pelléas et Mélisande in Frankfurt and Zurich Opera; Sparafucile in a new production of Rigoletto at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Rocco Fidelio and Ochs Der Rosenkavalier at the Glyndebourne Festival; Bottom A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Festival d’Aix en Provence; Doctor Wozzeck at the Lyric Opera of Chicago; Pogner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Welsh National Opera; Filippo Don Carlo for Opera North; Pimen Boris Godunov at English National Opera and Zurich Opera; and Fiesco Simon Boccanegra at English National Opera.

Julius Drake, described by The New Yorker magazine as the ‘collaborative pianist nonpareil’ lives in London and enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, collaborating with many of the world’s leading artists, both in recital and on disc. Julius Drake holds a Professorship at Graz University for Music and the Performing Arts in Austria, where he has a class for song pianists and also teaches at the Guildhall School of Music in London. He is an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music. He is regularly invited to give master classes worldwide; recently in Aldeburgh, Brussels, Utrecht, Cincinnati, New York, Toronto, Minneapolis, Ann Arbor, Vienna, and at the Schubert Institute in Baden bei Wien.