Kitty Whately / Sholto Kynoch
05 March 2016, 20:00
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Kitty Whately, well established as one of the most exciting mezzos today and a former BBC New Generation Artist, presents a recital that includes songs by Franz Schubert and settings of William Shakespeare, as well as songs by one of today's best-loved composers, Jonathan Dove.
£5 student tickets are available on the door on a first come, first served basis.
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)An Silvia (D891)
- Ständchen ('Horch, horch! die Lerch') (D889)
Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)La mort d'Ophélie (Op. 18 no.2)
Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Erich Korngold (1897 - 1957)Under the greenwood tree from Four Shakespeare Songs
- When birds do sing from Four Shakespeare Songs
Joseph Horovitz (b. 1926)Lady Macbeth- A Scena
- ~~~ Interval ~~~
Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
TraditionalMa Bonny Lad
Michael Head (1900 - 1976)A Green Cornfield
John Ireland (1879 - 1962)Earth's Call
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 - 1924)La belle dame sans merci
Mezzo-SopranoKitty Whately trained at Chetham’s School of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the Royal College of Music International Opera School. She won both the Kathleen Ferrier Award and the 59th Royal Overseas League Award in the same year, and was part of the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy where she appeared as Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro and in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. Kitty was a BBC New Generation Artist from 2013-15, during which time she recorded her debut solo album This Other Eden, made recordings w... Read Full Biography
PianistSholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in Lo... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
Renowned recitalists, emerging talent, auditions for the next generation of star artists, masterclasses and more; a mid-year fix for song fanatics. UNDER 35s: A special trial offer for our Spring Weekend. £5 tickets are available on the door for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday recitals at 8pm, for anyone aged under 35 and all students. No need to book; just...