Allan Clayton & Friends

Sat 12 June, 7pm

Part of Summer at Snape

The performers involved in the Britten Canticles project on the following evening take part in a celebration of English song and the marking of the centenary of horn player Dennis Brain.

Peter Maxwell Davies salute to Brain is followed by Poulenc’s Elegie written in his memory.  The programme also includes Britten, his teacher Frank Bridge, and a moving late work by Schubert for tenor, horn and piano which Peter Pears performed with Dennis Brain. 

Allan Clayton tenor
Roderick Williams baritone
Feargal Mostyn-Williams counter-tenor
Ben Goldscheider horn
Olivia Jageurs harp
James Baillieu piano

Maxwell Davies Fanfare Salute to Dennis Brain (3’)
Poulenc Elegie for horn and piano (9’)
Rebecca Clarke Down by the Salley Gardens (2′)
Britten The Salley Gardens (3’)
Vaughan Williams Linden Lea (3’)
Traditional O Waly Waly (3’)
Britten O Waly Waly (4’)
Britten Suite for Harp (13’)
Bridge Blow, blow thou winter wind; Fair daffodils; Tears, idle tears; Come to me in my dreams; Love went a-riding (16’)
Schubert Auf dem strom (10’)

Concert length: approx. 60 minutes, with no interval


Tickets for this concert go on sale at 10am on Saturday 15 May.


Your safety and that of our artists and staff is our top priority and so some things will be different to what you’re used to. Key changes are:

  • Reduced capacity in the Concert Hall, with socially distant seating.
  • Shorter performances with no interval.
  • Audience members will need to wear face-coverings (unless they are exempt as per the Government’s guidelines).
  • No printed material – no tickets, programmes, or programme notes.
  • Clear signs and helpful staff to make your visit straightforward.
  • Regular and thorough cleaning, with hand sanitiser for you.

Read the full Covid-safe concert information