In 2016 - 400 years after the playwright's death, Jacobine van Laar will be performing a literary concert in William Shakespeare's memory: Shakespeare in Song.

For centuries many artists and composers were greatly inspired by the famous bard.

This program contains a selection of some of the most beautiful songs in the history of vocal music.Music will be supplemented with informative talks about Shakespeare's life and work, all against the backdrop of stunning paintings by the composer's contemporaries.


 If you wish to book this program for your venue or series, please contact us for options.


waterhouse ophelia 1910ShakespeareBrahms - Ophelia Lieder

Schumann - 6 Gesänge, Op. 107

Strauss - 6 Lieder, Op. 67

Gurney - Elizabethan Songs

Elgar - Pageant of Empire

Finzi - Let us Garlands bring and Songs from Love's Labour Lost

Britten - Fancy