CMF Lunchtime Concert Series – Claire Ward ‘Devotion’


Monday 11th December, 2023


1:00 pm

2:00 pm


Tallow Chandlers' Hall


Tallow Chandlers’ Hall, 4 Dowgate Hill, London EC4R 2SH

A lunchtime concert featuring Claire Ward (soprano) and Jong Sun Woo (piano) from 1pm at Tallow Chandlers’ Hall 

More details coming soon.

Tickets are only available in advance via City Music Foundation’s website. 



Fauré “La Papillon et La Fleur’ (V. Hugo)

“Le Secret” (Armand Silvestre)

Debussy “Apparition” L.57 (Stéphane Mallarmé)

Bridge “Love went a-riding” (Mary Coleridge)

R Schumann Frauenliebe und Leben

Seit ich ihn gesehen Op. 42 no.1

Er, der Herrlichste von allen Op. 42 no.2

Ich kann’s nicht fassen, nicht glauben Op. 42 no.3

Du Ring an meinem Finger Op. 42 no.4

Helft mir, ihr Schwestern Op. 42 no.5

Süsser Freund, du blickest Op. 42 no.6

An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust Op. 42 no.7

Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan Op. 42 no.8

Barber “St. Ita’s Vision” from Hermit Songs (Anon, translated H M Jones)

Strohl “Bilitis: Berceuse” Op. 5 no. 1 (Paul Heyse)

R Strauss “Das Rosenband” Op. 36. No 1. (Klopstock)

Brahms An die Nachtigall (Hölty)

Mahler Laue Sommernacht (Otto Julius Bierbaum)

Schönberg Erhebung Op.2, No.3. (Richard Dehmel)




About Claire Ward

Claire Ward is a British/Irish soprano based in London. In 2022 Claire became an Opera Prelude Young Artist and returned to perform with Opera Holland Park in the chorus of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.

Meet the artist in this exclusive Q&A with Claire.



About Jong Sun Woo

Jong Sun Woo is a pianist, who specialises in song and chamber music. Most recently, she was broadcast on BBC Radio 3, received the Gerald Moore Award from the Royal Philharmonic Society and with her duo partner Giacomo Schmidt, won 1st prize and the prize for best performance of commissioned work at International Student Lied Duo Competition in Groningen, Netherlands.