Stapleford Granary

Event description

Sunday 18 October | 12.00 (Coffee from 11.00) | £12 / £8 under 16

Rachel Godsill & Marie-Noelle Kendall - Coffee concert 


Rachel Godsill - Soprano

Marie-Noelle Kendall - Piano


Les nuits d'été -  Berlioz

Poème de l’Amour et de la Mer op19 -  Chausson


Les nuits d'été composed by  Berlioz in 1841 to poems by Théophile Gautier.  This delightful song cycle describes the progress of love, from youthful innocence through loss to renewal.

  • Villanelle
  • Le Specre de la rose
  • Sur les Lagunes
  • Absence
  • Au cimetiere
  • L’isle inconnue


Poème de l’Amour et de la Mer op19 composed by Chausson during the years 1882-1892 to poems by Maurice Bouchor. This work, with extended interludes for solo piano, charts a bleaker course of love through ecstasy to oblivion

  • La fleur des Eaux
  • La Mort de l’Amour


Rachel GodsillHaving performed in major concert venues throughout the UK and Europe, Rachel’s concert repertoire spans Bach and Handel through Mozart and Rossini to Tippett and Orff.

Concert platform includes recitals of Elgar, Britten, Brahms, Wolf, Fauré, Debussy and Kodály. She has performed Handel’s Messiah with the Academy of Ancient Music in China

Marie-Noelle Kendal - Since being a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year, she has played at the major London venues including the Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Fairfield Halls, St.John's,Smith Square and the Wigmore Hall. She has given concerts in the U.K. with the Philharmonia, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, London Soloists Chamber Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, Birmingham Ensemble, Cardiff Philharmonic and with several ABC orchestras in Australia.