28. Claire Booth: Life & Love
19 October 2022, 17:15 - 18:15
Soprano Claire Booth is another illustrious Trinity College alumnus (see previous event), and as well as being a hugely well-known singer, she is an accomplished pianist. She gives the second in our series of self-accompanied recitals, with a programme that includes Schumann’s evergreen cycle Frauenliebe und -leben. She also performs songs by the Venezuelan-born French composer Reynaldo Hahn. Hahn, who is best known for his stunning oeuvre of songs, was also a singer-pianist and famously accompanied himself in recital.
Watch Claire perform Hahn's 'A Chloris':
And watch Claire talk about her approach to this project:
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The event duration is approximately 1 hour and there will be no interval.
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SopranoBritish soprano Claire Booth has become internationally renowned both for her commitment to an extraordinary breadth of repertoire, and for the vitality and musicianship that she brings to the operatic stage and concert platform. A regular contributor to the Aldeburgh Festival, Claire enjoyed a close collaboration with the late Oliver Knussen, and was the soprano soloist for many of his works, including the world premiere of ‘O Hototogisu’. Operatic highlights include Rosina Il Barbiere di Sivigli, Elcia Mose in Egitto and Pak... Read Full Biography
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