30th March 7:30pm, St Margaret’s Topsham: Songs of the Sea, Rowan Pierce (soprano) Felicity Turner (mezzo-soprano) James Way (tenor)
31st March 2pm, Stover School: Masterclass with Sarah Walker CBE
31st March 7pm, Stover School: Die schöne Müllerin, James Newby (baritone)
Residency at the Red House, Aldeburgh to rehearse and produce a video performance of William Marsey’s ‘Austerity Songs’. Performance on Friday 27th.
Claire Lees (soprano)
Felicity Turner (mezzo-soprano)
James Way (tenor)
Julien van Mellaerts (baritone)
Natalie Burch (piano)
Following his festival debut last year, baritone Benedict Nelson returns to investigate how mental and emotional distress have affected the work of composers from Robert Schumann to Malcolm Arnold. Prepare for an evening by turns surprising and enlightening.
Robert Schumann - Six Lenau Lieder
Hugo Wolf, Peter Warlock and Ivor Gurney - song selections
Samuel Barber - Dover Beach Op. 3
Samuel Barber - Adagio from String Quartet Op. 11
Malcolm Arnold - String Quartet No. 2 (first movement)
Maurice Ravel - Histoires Naturelles
With the Berkeley Ensemble and Natalie Burch
A recital of music by Ivor Novello, Noel Coward, Arthur Sullivan, Alan Murray, Eric Coates and others, this recital promises to be a magical evening of song, operetta, and cabaret, paying homage to Lady Beatrice Lillie in her beloved home at Peelfold.
Location to be revealed upon purchasing tickets.
Ed Ballard - baritone
Callie Gaston - soprano
Recital with Aidan Coburn (tenor)
Competing with Belgian soprano Eline Vandenheede
Repertoire to include mèlodie by Poulenc, Debussy, Viardot and Hahn