Paris to Lisbon: Alison Rose & James Cheung
23 October 2018, 13:05 - 14:00
Presented in association with Garsington Opera
We welcome back soprano Alison Rose as a recipient of Garsington Opera’s prestigious Leonard Ingrams Foundation Award. Alison is also a former Oxford Lieder Young Artist. Her programme today, joined by exceptional pianist James Cheung, takes in Debussy’s stunning Proses lyriques – settings of his own poetry – and includes Ravel’s Five Greek Folk Songs. They also perform songs by JoséVianna da Motta, the most important Romantic Portuguese composer, who was one of Liszt’s last pupils and wrote a number of excellent songs to texts in both German and Portuguese.
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
José Vianna da Motta (1868 - 1948)Pastoral (Op. 10) from Canções portuguesas
- Amores, amores (Op. 10) from Canções portuguesas
- A Estrela (Op. 10) from Canções portuguesas
Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)The Last Rose of Summer from Irish Folk Song Arrangements
- Rich and Rare
- O the sight entrancing from Irish Folk Song Arrangements
SopranoAlison Rose is the winner of the 2015 Maggie Teyte Prize and a 2017 Leonard Ingrams Award. She is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio, and is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music. Operatic roles include; Papagena, Die Zauberflöte (Glyndebourne Festival Opera); Barbarina, Le nozze di Figaro (Garsington Festival Opera & English National Opera); Governess,The Turn of the Screw (Bury Court Opera); Vixen, The Cunning Little Vixen (Grimeborn Festival / Arcola Theatre); Lady in Wait... Read Full Biography
PianistJames Cheung is a pianist working in the field of chamber music with a leaning towards Lieder. This season has seen James at the Banff centre of the arts in Canada where he heads the song component of the operatic Summer programme as well as on a critically acclaimed tour with German baritone Christian Gerhaher at venues including the Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, and Dusseldorf Tonhalle. This season James appears at the Oxford Lieder Festival and at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden with Alison Rose. He will perform chamber mu... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The 17th Oxford Lieder Festival will celebrate a rich tapestry of music, words and performance in European song. Our Grand Tour of song will showcase the pinnacles of the repertoire while exploring wider cultural and geographical influences. International stars, prize-winning young artists and a wide range of concerts and other related events will take us on this beguiling journey. View the ...