Catriona Morison c Andrew Low

Vienna to London

23 October 2023, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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The Music This programme moves between Vienna and London. Songs from Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn and Rückert-Lieder* add to a richly colourful programme of Viennese and English works from the turn of the 20th century. Mahler’s contemporary compatriots Strauss and Korngold both applied their gloriously rich soundworlds to their songs. Songs by Ivor Gurney, including his masterpiece ‘Sleep’, and Cecil Armstrong Gibbs are poignantly evocative. 

*Note: small programme amendment from Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen. 

The Artists With ‘a voice of many colours, wielded with innate musicianship and sensitivity across its considerable range’ (The Times), BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Winner Catriona Morison makes a welcome return to the festival alongside celebrated pianist Malcolm Martineau.


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Programme
  • Ivor Gurney (1890 - 1937)
  • Tears (1912) Op. 12 no.2 from Five Elizabethan Songs
  • Armstrong Gibbs (1889 - 1960)
  • Silver Op. 30 no.1 from Two Songs
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