15. Elizabeth Llewellyn & Simon Lepper: Coleridge-Taylor & Friends
17 October 2022, 13:00 - 14:00
The thrilling soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn appears at the Festival for the first time with this wonderful programme exploring the composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and his circle of friends and contemporaries, including Puccini, Brahms and Stanford. Her recording of Coleridge-Taylor, also with exceptional pianist Simon Lepper, was widely acclaimed and The Guardian described the songs as ‘soaring melodic treasures’.
Watch Elizabeth and Simon perform Coleridge-Taylor's 'Big Lady Moon' at Wigmore Hall:
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The event duration is approximately 1 hour and there will be no interval.
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SopranoElizabeth Llewellyn's 2021/22 season started with her return the Metropolitan Opera to reprise her role as Bess in Porgy and Bess. She has just made her acclaimed role debut as Janáček’s Jenůfa at Welsh National Opera, and will round off the season with another role debut as Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello. Specialising in the Italian repertoire, Elizabeth’s roles have centred around the operas of Puccini and Verdi – Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Magda La Rondine, Giorgetta Il Tabarro, Tosca, Suor Angeli... 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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This event is part of a series:
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