Songs by Schubert, Fauré, de Falla, Ravel & Britten

13 October 2013, 7:00pm

Sylvia Schwartz (soprano)
Gary Matthewman (piano)

“A European Journey” – Songs by Schubert, Fauré, de Falla, Ravel and Britten

Pre-concert talk at 7.00pm by Gavin Plumley free to all ticket-holders

Spanish soprano Sylvia Schwartz has received enthusiastic acclaim wherever she has sung, not least for her recent debut disc of Spanish song on the Hyperion label. Joined by pianist Gary Matthewman, she displays her phenomenal skill for languages, taking us on a journey through Europe that includes no fewer than six languages. An unmissable debut appearance at the Lieder Festival.


Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Gretchen am Spinnrade - D118
Meeres Stille - D216
Ganymed - D544
Versunken - D715

Gabriel Fauré  (1845-1924)

Les berceaux
Notre amour
En sourdine
L'Hiver a cessé

Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)

Ma rendi pur contento

Paulo Tosti (1846-1916)

Non t'amo più!

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)



Manuel de Falla (1876-1946)

Siete Canciones Populares Española

i. El Paño Moruno
ii. Seguidilla Murciana
iii. Asturiana
iv. Jota
v. Nana
vi. Canción
vii. Polo

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

5 Mélodies populaires grecques

i. Xypnise pe (Chanson de la mariée)
ii. An pas pera kato (Là-bas, vers l'église)
iii. Pios allos (Quel gallant m'est comparable)
iv. O! gli kia chara mou (Chanson des cuielleuses de lentisques)
v. Yaroumbi, yaroumbi! (Tout gai!)

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

There's none to soothe
Sweet Polly Oliver
O Waly, Waly
Oliver Cromwell

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