Thursday 29 November 2018 7:30PM

Justina Gringytė mezzo-soprano; Dmytro Popov tenor; Iain Burnside piano

Tchaikovsky, Medtner and Rachmaninov

Additional notes

Change of Artist:
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Andrey Zhilikhovsky (baritone) will no longer be performing in the above concert. He will be replaced by Dmytro Popov (tenor). The programme remains the same.

Change of Programme and Running Order
The programme for this concert has been amended from previously advertised and will now be as listed below:

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  • Justina Gringytė mezzo-soprano
  • Dmytro Popov tenor
  • Iain Burnside piano

A programme that explores the late-Romantic tradition of the lyrical Russian romance through three central figures: Tchaikovsky, his follower Rachmaninov, and their compatriot and the latter’s friend Nikolai Medtner, who spent his last 15 years in exile in London.

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
        • I should like in a single word
        • The fires in the room were already out Op. 63 No. 5
        • We Sat Together Op. 73 No. 1
        • The Sun has Set Op. 73 No. 4
        • If only I had known Op. 47 No. 1
        • Frenzied nights Op. 60 No. 6
        • Was I not a little blade of grass? Op. 47 No. 7
        • Again, as Before, Alone Op. 73 No. 6
        • Why? Op. 6 No. 5
  • Nicolas Medtner (1880-1951)
        • Whenever I hear birdsong Op. 28 No. 2
        • Our Time Op. 45 No. 4
        • Sleeplessness Op. 37 No. 1
  • Interval
  • Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
        • Sing not to me, beautiful maiden Op. 4 No. 4
        • Oh, do not grieve Op. 14 No. 8
        • Fragment from Musset Op. 21 No. 6
        • The Dream Op. 8 No. 5
        • Before the icon Op. 21 No. 10
        • Believe me not, friend Op. 14 No. 7
        • Christ is risen Op. 26 No. 6
        • To the children Op. 26 No. 7
        • The ring Op. 26 No. 14
        • Again I am alone Op. 26 No. 9
        • There are many sounds Op. 26 No. 1
        • Spring waters Op. 14 No. 11

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