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Sunday 28 May 2023, 4pm

Mark Padmore, Roderick Williams & Julius Drake: Seven Ages

Mark Padmore, Roderick Williams & Julius Drake: Seven Ages

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Mark Padmore
Roderick Williams
Rory Kinnear
Julius Drake


Music by Benjamin Britten, Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Gabriel Fauré & others
Readings by Shakespeare, Donne, Yeats, Wordsworth, Dickinson, Carol Ann Duffy, AA Milne & others

Running Time

2 hours 30 minutes

Four outstanding artists join forces for an afternoon of poetry and music charting the highs and lows of The Seven Ages of Man.

Rory Kinnear is an extraordinary actor who brings his voice to poetry by writers such as Shakespeare, Donne, Dickinson, Carol Ann Duffy and A.A. Milne. Music from Brahms to Britten is interpreted by three greats: tenor Mark Padmore, baritone Roderick Williams and pianist Julius Drake.

Shuttle Bus

Our free wheelchair accessible minibus service between Audley End Station and Saffron Hall will be in operation for this event.

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Age Guidance

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old.