Tuesday 5 September 2017 3:00PM

2017 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition

Semi-Final Round: 3:00pm and 7:30pm

Additional notes

Interval Supper
Please see below for further information

Archived

  • Gemma Summerfield soprano accompanied by Sebastian Wybrew piano
  • Will Liverman baritone accompanied by Jonathan King piano
  • Lotte Betts-Dean mezzo-soprano accompanied by Hannah Harnest piano
  • John Brancy baritone accompanied by Peter Dugan piano
  • Harriet Burns soprano accompanied by Ian Tindale piano
  • Marta Fontanals-Simmons mezzo-soprano accompanied by Lana Bode piano
  • Julien Van Mellaerts baritone accompanied by Gamal Khamis piano
  • Oddur Jónsson baritone accompanied by Somi Kim piano
  • Lauren Lodge-Campbell soprano accompanied by Michael Sikich piano
  • Josh Quinn baritone accompanied by You Zhao piano
  • Clara Osowski mezzo-soprano accompanied by Tyler Wottrich piano
  • Peter Kellner bass accompanied by Pedro Costa piano

This Competition recognises the song tradition as a a whole and requires contestants to perform in at least three languages. At the same time it honours the Lied's place at the heart of the song repertoire and celebrates the Shakespearean stature of Schubert in the genre.

12 semi-finalists will each perform a 20-minute programme

Interval Dinner

Please note there will be a break from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. If you would like to reserve a table for dinner in the Wigmore Hall Restaurant, please call 020 7258 8292. All tables in the Wigmore Hall Restaurant must be pre-booked.

pdf1 Download the Running Sheet for the Semi-Final round (125 KB)

The Semi-Final rounds were streamed live from Wigmore Hall on Tuesday 5 September. Scroll down to the video tab at the bottom of this page to see the footage from the event.

  • Kindly supported by the Kohn Foundation
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • Die Liebende schreibt Op. 86 No. 3
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Rastlose Liebe D138
        • Die Männer sind méchant D866 No. 3
  • Albert Roussel (1869-1937)
      • Quatre poèmes Op. 3 No. 3
        • Le jardin mouillé
  • Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
        • Drei Lieder der Ophelia Op. 67
  • Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960)
        • No. 2 Why Do I Love?
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
      • Cinq mélodies 'de Venise' Op. 58
        • No. 1 Mandoline
  • Franz Schubert
        • Schäfers Klagelied D121
  • Frederick Keel
        • Port of Many Ships from 'Three Salt Water Ballads'
        • Trade Winds from 'Three Salt Water Ballads'
  • Franz Schubert
        • Totengräbers Heimweh D842
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • We sing to him whose wisdom form'd the ear Z199 (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • Anton Webern (1883-1945)
        • Die geheimnisvolle Flöte Op. 12 No. 2
        • Gleich und Gleich Op. 12 No. 4
  • Franz Schubert
        • Dass sie hier gewesen D775
        • Bei dir allein D866 No. 2
  • Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
        • Gavotte
  • Wolfgang Rihm (b.1952)
      • Vier späte Gedichte von Friedrich Rückert
        • Der Reigen dreht ohn Unterlass
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
      • Histoires naturelles
        • No. 3 Le cygne
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
      • Fiançailles pour rire
        • Violon
  • Franz Schubert
        • Des Fräuleins Liebeslauschen D698
        • Erlkönig D328
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Auf einer Burg Op. 39 No. 7
  • Gabriel Fauré
      • Le jardin clos Op. 106
        • No. 5 Dans la nymphée
  • Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
        • Love went a-riding
  • Wolseley Charles (1889-1962)
        • The green-eyed dragon
  • Interval
  • Robert Schumann
      • Lieder und Gesänge aus Wilhelm Meister Op. 98a
        • No. 7 Singet nicht in Trauertönen
  • Franz Schubert
        • Die Blumensprache D519
        • Nachtstück D672
  • Julian Philips (b.1969)
      • An Amherst Bestiary
        • The Cat
  • Francis Poulenc
        • Trois poèmes de Louise Lalanne
  • Clara Schumann (1819-1896)
        • Lorelei
  • Franz Schubert
        • Suleika I D720
        • Abendstern D806
  • Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
        • The Seal Man
  • Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
        • Les hiboux Op. 45 No. 5
        • Réversibilité Op. 45 No. 2
  • Franz Schubert
        • Der Einsame D800
        • Wandrers Nachtlied II D768
        • An Schwager Kronos D369
  • Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)
        • In Flanders
  • George Butterworth (1885-1916)
      • 6 Songs from A Shropshire Lad
        • Is my team ploughing?
  • Francis Poulenc
      • Chansons villageoises
        • Chanson du clair tamis
        • Les gars qui vont à la fête
  • Franz Schubert
        • Auflösung D807
        • Verklärung D59
  • Robert Schumann
        • Belsazar Op. 57
  • Judith Weir (b.1954)
      • Songs from the Exotic
        • In the lovely village of Nevesinje
  • Maurice Ravel
        • Les grands vents venus d'outremer
  • Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
      • Des Knaben Wunderhorn
        • Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?
  • Interval
  • Franz Schubert
        • Auf dem See D543
        • An die Apfelbäume, wo ich Julien erblickte D197
  • Robert Schumann
        • Aufträge Op. 77 No. 5
  • Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
      • Mörike Lieder
        • Das verlassene Mägdlein
        • Erstes Liebeslied eines Mädchens
  • Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
        • Comment, disaient-ils S276
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • The Red Cockatoo & other songs
        • No. 8 When you're feeling like expressing your affection
  • Franz Schubert
        • Memnon D541
  • Francis Poulenc
        • Quatre poèmes de Guillaume Apollinaire
  • Michael Finnissy
        • Outside Fort Tregantle
  • Franz Schubert
        • Der Zwerg D771
        • Heliopolis I D753
        • Auflösung D807
        • Die Sterne D939
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
      • Four Last Songs
        • No. 2 Tired
  • Gabriel Fauré
        • Clair de lune Op. 46 No. 2
  • Joseph Marx (1882-1964)
        • Pierrot Dandy
  • Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
        • L'invitation au voyage
  • Franz Schubert
      • Schwanengesang D957
        • Liebesbotschaft
        • Ihr Bild
  • Robert Schumann
        • Der Soldat Op. 40 No. 3
  • George Butterworth
      • Bredon Hill and Other Songs
        • On the idle hill of summer
  • Robert Schumann
        • Der Spielmann Op. 40 No. 4

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