Sunday 29 May 2022 3:00PM

Mingjie Lei tenor; Jan Philip Schulze piano

BBC Cardiff Singer Recital


Cancelled Concert
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Mingjie Lei (tenor) is no longer available for the above concert. The concert has therefore been cancelled – there will be no replacement.

  • Mingjie Lei tenor
  • Jan Philip Schulze piano

Previously a prizewinner at the Neue Stimmen (2017) and ARD International Music (2018) Competitions, the Chinese tenor won the Song Prize at the 2019 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition and is now enjoying a flourishing career in European concert halls and opera houses. To end a programme which spans the continents, Lei performs three works by Kurt Weill, German-American composer who was best known for his works for stage, especially his collaborations with Bertolt Brecht.

  • Long Wang
      • Jǐn sè
  • Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
      • In my garden at night Op. 38 No. 1
      • How fair this spot Op. 21 No. 7
      • A-u! Op. 38 No. 6
  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
      • Incidental music for Oedipus, King of Thebes Z583
        • Music for a while (realised by Benjamin Britten)
      • The Fairy Queen Z629
        • Turn then thine eyes (realised by Benjamin Britten)
      • Not all my torments can your pity move Z400
        • (realised by Benjamin Britten)
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
      • Ständchen Op. 106 No. 1
      • Auf dem See Op. 106 No. 2
      • Es hing der Reif Op. 106 No. 3
      • Meine Lieder Op. 106 No. 4
      • Ein Wanderer Op. 106 No. 5
  • Kurt Weill (1900-1950)
      • Der Silbersee
        • Lottery Agent's Tango
      • Street Scene
        • Lonely House
      • Propaganda Songs
        • Buddy on the night shift

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