Songs of Travel: Benjamin Appl & Simon Lepper
02 April 2020, 20:00 - 21:30
Benjamin Appl is already established internationally as one of the most exciting singers of his generation. Together with Simon Lepper he presents a programme of journeys, from songs by Schubert and Wolf to Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (‘Songs of a Wayfarer’) and concluding with Vaughan Williams’ perennial favourite, the Songs of Travel.
*Please note, the Mastercourse Pass does not include any evening concerts or the Mastercouse concert on Saturday 4 April 2020.
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)Das Wandern (D795a) from Die schöne Müllerin
- Der Musensohn (D764)
- Das Lied im Grünen (D917)
- Der Wanderer an den Mond (D870)
- Wandrers Nachtlied II (D768)
- Der Wanderer (D489 / D493)
Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht from Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
- Ging heut’ Morgen über’s Feld from Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
- Ich hab’ ein glühend Messer from Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
- Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz from Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
- ~~~ Interval ~~~
Hugo Wolf (1860 - 1903)Fußreise (No.10) from Mörike-Lieder
- Auf einer Wanderung (no.15) from Mörike-Lieder
- Heimweh (no.37) from Mörike-Lieder
- Der Jäger (No.40) from Mörike-Lieder
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958)
BaritoneHailed as ‘the most promising of today’s up-and-coming song recitalists’ (Financial Times), baritone Benjamin Appl is celebrated by audiences and critics alike for a voice that ‘belongs to the last of the old great masters of song’ with ‘an almost infinite range of colours’ (Suddeutsche Zeitung), ‘exacting attention to text’ (New York Times), and artistry that’s described as ‘unbearably moving’ (The Times). Named Gramophone Award Young Artist of the Year in 2016, Appl wa... Read Full Biography
PianistSimon read music at King’s College, Cambridge before studying piano accompaniment with Michael Dussek at the Royal Academy of Music and later with Ruben Lifschitz at the Fondation Royaumont. He is a currently professor of collaborative piano and a vocal repertoire coach at the Royal College of Music, London where he also in charge of the collaboarative piano course. Since 2003 he has been an official accompanist for the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition Performance highlights have included an invitation from the Wigmor... Read Full Biography
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Coronavirus: This event has sadly been cancelled - please see this news item for details We’re thrilled to present this newly expanded Spring Song festival, which features outstanding concerts every evening and is the new home of our renowned residential Mastercourse. We welcome exceptional artists for the concert series, several of whom also appear as guest tutors on the ...