St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Pierpaolo Finaldi - baritone, Marco Giordano - piano

Friday, 7 March at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Songs of Travel
The Vagabond
Let Beauty Awake
The Roadside Fire
Youth and Love
In Dreams
The Infinite Shining Heavens
Whither Must I Wander
Bright is the Ring of Words
I Have Trod the Upward and the Downward Slope

Pierpaolo Finaldi is a London-born baritone of Neapolitan origin. He grew up steeped in the classical 'Canto Napoletano' repertoire and is currently studying with leading recitalist soprano Helen Meyerhoff.  He has won various prizes for oratorio and opera work at local festivals and recently taken solo roles in A Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Vaughan Williams and A Child of Our Time by Michael Tippett with the Lewisham Choral Society.

Marco Giordano is a classically-trained pianist, who completed his diploma in Piano Performance at the Trento Conservatoire after studying at the Conservatoires of Cagliari and Naples. He regularly performs in and around Rome, accompanying soloists and choirs. Recently he accompanied the Bromley Boy Singers on their tour in Paris and played the organ in a series of concerts performing Mozart's Spatzenmesse K220 with Tivoli's Accademia Ergo Cantemus.