Young Lieder
Song Day 2

Saturday 17 February 2018 at 3.00PM
National Centre for Early Music

Sian Haines soprano

Sam Gilliatt baritone

Nicky Losseff fortepiano

Beethoven     An die ferne Geliebte

and songs by Mozart, Zelter, Reichart, Schubert, Hensel, Schumann

Our annual Song Day this year focusses on the great German Lieder repertoire.  The National Centre for Early Music is a perfect setting for song recitals and particularly those of intimate and expressive German Lieder which were written for, and originally performed in, private houses.  In these three recitals, the fortepiano offers an appropriately sensitive accompaniment and surtitle translations will give ready access to the human emotions of the texts.

This, the second recital, is given by two student singers selected from their outstanding recitals at the University.  The programme includes Beethoven’s emotional An die ferne Geliebte (‘To the Distant Beloved’).

At 7.00pm, James Gilchrist, arguably the outstanding performer of the piece, sings Schubert's dramatic portrayal of unrequited love Die schöne Müllerin.

Tickets: £8; concessions £6; students £3
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