Songs of the British Isles: Sarah Connolly, Roderick Williams & Eugene Asti
15 October 2014, 18:30 - 20:30
This concert is generously supported by The Helena Oldacre Trust
Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
Roderick Williams baritone
Eugene Asti piano
Alison Rose soprano
Matthew Fletcher piano
Tonight’s programme features the settings of Walter Scott’s The Lady of the Lake (including ‘Ave Maria’), and other songs with British-based texts. Pre-eminent musicians are joined by two of Oxford's Young Artist Platform winners, who introduce the evening in a '15-minutes of fame' slot.
Sponsor a Song: click on any title to find out how to sponsor this song and have your name, or that of a dedicatee, appear alongside it in this concert's printed programme.Lied der Anne Lyle, D830 Verklärung, D59 Gesang der Norna, D831 Der blinde Knabe, D833 Die Geselligkeit 'Lebenslust', D609 Viel tausend Sterne prangen, D642 An Silvia 'Gesang an Silvia’, D891 Ständchen 'Horch, horch! die Lerch’, D889 Trinklied, D888 Trinklied, "Freunde, sammelt euch im Kreise”, D75 Trinklied vor der Schlacht, "Schlacht, du brichst an!”, D169 Der Tanz, "Es redet und träumet die Jugend so viel”, D826 INTERVAL Sieben Gesänge aus Walter Scotts 'Fräulein vom See':
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