Friday 14 January 2022 7:30PM

Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Woman, Interrupted


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  • Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano
  • Malcolm Martineau piano
  • Kiyomi Seed percussion

Winner of Singer of the Year at the 2021 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards at Wigmore Hall last November, the Liverpool mezzo is never short of creative ideas, as this particular event in collaboration with Malcolm Martineau and focusing on ‘Women, Interrupted’ demonstrates in a programme of works in four languages written between the 17th and 21st centuries.

  • Jonathan Dove (b.1959)
      • My Love is Mine
  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
      • From silent shades, and the Elysian groves (Bess of Bedlam) Z370
        • (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad (b.1980)
      • They Bore him Barefaced on the Bier
  • Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
      • La mort d’Ophélie Op. 18 No. 2
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
      • Arianna a Naxos HXXVIb:2
  • Interval
  • Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
      • Goethe Lieder
        • Mignon I
        • Mignon II
        • Mignon III
        • Mignon: Kennst du das Land
  • Schubert (1797-1828)
      • Vedi quanto adoro D510
  • Henry Purcell
      • Dido and Aeneas Z626
        • When I am laid in earth
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • Phaedra Op. 93

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