Tuesday 18 April 2017 1:00PM

Nika Gorič soprano; Jonathan Ware piano

YCAT Lunchtime Concert

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  • Nika Gorič soprano
  • Jonathan Ware piano

This summer Nika Goric joined Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project and performed the role of Norina (Don Pasquale) with Slovene National Theatre. She is currently completing her studies at the Royal Academy of Music. Jonathan Ware has won the Pianist’s Prize at the Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song and Das Lied Competitions, and First Prize in the 2014 International Hugo Wolf Competition.

‘Easily the strongest and most finished showing came from Slovenian Nika Goric, deliciously crisp, pert and on the note as Suzman’s spunky Susanna’ The Times, The Marriage of Figaro, Royal Academy Opera, November 2015

‘How Ware forms words into the keys in his piano preludes and (especially) postludes, how his fine sound positively creeps into the words, and how he, for instance, advances the strophic and musical dénouement in Goethe's Ganymed: this is thrilling sorcery’ Stuttgarter Nachrichten, Hugo Wolf Akademie with Ludwig Mittelhammer, October 2015

  • Young Classical Artists Trust (Reg. Charity No. 326490)
  • YCAT is grateful for support from the Fresh Leaf Charitable Foundation, the International Music and Art Foundation, the Paul Woodhouse Fund, the Anthony Nesbitt Fund and the legacy of Richard Oake for this series.
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Seligkeit D433
        • Frühlingslied D398
        • Die Männer sind méchant D866 No. 3
        • Suleika II D717
        • Versunken D715
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • 6 Gedichte von N. Lenau und Requiem Op. 90
  • Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
        • Der Stern Op. 69 No. 1
        • Einerlei Op. 69 No. 3
        • Schlechtes Wetter Op. 69 No. 5
  • Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
        • Not the wind, blowing from the heights Op. 43 No. 2
  • Vladimir Vlasov
        • The Fountain of Bakhchisaray
  • Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
        • Spring waters Op. 14 No. 11

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