Sunday 19 February 2017 3:00PM

Louise Alder; Gary Matthewman

Sibelius, Huw Watkins, Debussy, Puccini and Verdi


  • Louise Alder soprano
  • Gary Matthewman piano

Following studies as the inaugural Kiri Te Kanawa Scholar at the Royal College of Music’s International Opera School, Louise Alder has received glowing reviews as a member of the Frankfurt Opera Ensemble and for her performances at the BBC Proms and Glyndebourne Festival.

She is joined by Gary Matthewman to explore the rich variety of European Art Song, from the beauty of Scandinavia via England and France to Italy, in settings by Sibelius, Huw Watkins, Debussy, Puccini and Verdi.

  • Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
        • Kyssens hopp (Kiss’s Hope) Op. 13 No. 2
        • Vilse (Astray) Op. 17 No. 4
        • Säv, säv, susa (Reed, reed, rustle) Op. 36 No. 4
        • Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte (The girl returned from meeting her lover) Op. 37 No. 5
  • Huw Watkins (b.1976)
        • Five Larkin Songs
  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
        • Cinq poèmes de Baudelaire
  • Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
        • A te
        • Morire?
  • Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
        • Stornello
        • Lo spazzacamino
  • Encore
  • Roger Quilter (1877-1953)
      • Seven Elizabethan Lyrics Op. 12
        • No. 7 Fair House of Joy

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