Sunday 24 November 2019 7:30PM

Cancelled: Brenda Rae soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Copland, Argento, Larsen and Liebermann

Additional notes

Cancelled Concert
Due to personal reasons, Brenda Rae (soprano) is no longer able to take part in the above concert. There will be no replacement and the concert has therefore been cancelled.

Archived

  • Brenda Rae soprano
  • Malcolm Martineau piano

Hailing from Wisconsin, USA, the soprano – here partnered by one of the finest accompanists of the present day – has built up a busy international career in the opera house, concert hall and recital platform, specialising in the coloratura repertoire in which she excels. She presents an all-American programme this evening.

  • Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
        • 12 poems of Emily Dickinson
  • Dominick Argento (1927-2019)
        • 6 Elizabethan Songs
  • Libby Larsen (b.1950)
        • Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII
  • Lowell Liebermann (b.1961)
        • 5 Songs on Poems of Jean Starr Untermeyer Op. 135 (UK première) [1]
  1. Co-commissioned by Vocal Arts DC and Wigmore Hall

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