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Young Arist Platform auditions

17 February 2013, 3:00pm - 9:45pm

Recitals at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm.

With the generous support of Jesus College & the Kohn Foundation, trufflehunter and the Jean Meikle Music Trust, we once again hold auditions to find this year’s Oxford Lieder Young Artist from the new generation of outstanding young performers. We are delighted to welcome the renowned baritone Roderick Williams as our adjudicator.

Each shortlisted duo performs a 40-minute programme in Oxford on 17th February, and the winning duo will act as ambassadors for song, being awarded a series of recitals around the country.  Anyone who has heard previous winners' recitals at the Festival will know the exceptional level of talent this award attracts.

Recitals take place on the hour from 3pm, with a 20-minute break between each, and a supper break at 6pm.


3PM – BETHAN LANGFORD (mezzo-soprano) & JUSTIN SNYDER (piano)

George Enescu (1881-1955)            

From: 7 Chansons de Clément Marot
       i. Estrene à Anne
       ii. Languir me fais
       iii. Aux damoyselles paresseuses d'escrire à leurs amys

RobertSchumann (1810-1856)

      Meine Rose
      Des Sennen Abschied
      Mignon (Kennst du das land?)

George Crumb (1929- )

Three early songs
       i. Night
       ii. Let it be forgotton
       iii. Wind Elegy

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Primiren'je (Reconcilliation)
Nje vjer moi druk (Don't believe, my love)
Snova, kak prezhde, odin (Again, as before, alone)

Kurt Weill (1900-1950)

Lost in the stars

4PM – ED BALLARD (baritone) & FINNEGAN DOWNIE DEAR (piano)

Roger Quilter
O Mistress Mine

Gerald Finzi
Who is Sylvia

Hugo Wolf
Auf dem Grünen Balkon

Gabriel Fauré
Le Secret

Richard Strauss
Heimliche Aufforderung

Edward Elgar

Robert Schumann
Lehn’ Deine Wang’ An Meine Wang

Charles Ives

Franz Schubert
Du Liebst Mich Nicht

Johannes Brahms
Nicht Mehr Zu Dir Zu Gehen


Hugo Wolf
Treibe nur mit Leben Spott

Trad, arr. Benjamin Britten
O Waly, Waly

Pjotr Illich Tchaikovsky
None but the Lonely Heart

Felix Mendelssohn
Altdeutches Frühlingslied

5pm – KANGMIN JUSTIN KIM (counter-tenor) and SACHIKA TANIYAMA (piano)

Richard Strauss
Ruhe Meine Seele!
Heimliche Auffoderung

Sergei Rimsky-Korsakov
Zvonche zhavaronka pjenje "Louder than the lark's singing"

Piotr Illich Tchaikovsky
Salavyei "Nightingale"
Kukushka "Cuckoo"

Ivor Gurney
Five Elizabethan Songs
Under the Greenwood Tree

Unyung La
여호와는 나의 목자시니 (The Lord is my Shepherd)

7pm – NICK PRITCHARD (tenor) and IAN TINDALE (piano)

Benjamin Britten
Canticle 1 (My beloved is mine)

Robert Schumann
from Liederkreis op. 24
Morgens steh‘ ich auch und frage
Es treibt mich hin
Ich wandelte under den bäumen

Henri Duparc
Le Manoir de Rosamonde

Richard Strauss

Gerald Finzi
Oh Fair to See
I say “I’ll seek her side”
Oh fair to see
As I lay in the early sun
Only the wanderer 
To joy
Since we loved


Franz Schubert
Der Fischer
Labetrank der Liebe
Alles um Liebe
Das war ich

Sergei Rachmaninov
Thy Pity I Implore(Pasha du ya malyu)
The Morn of Life(Sei den’ ya pomnyu)

Benjamin Britten
My Heart
The Muse (Musa)

Felix Mendelssohn
Vier Lieder
Der Tag
Der Bettler

9pm – ROSIE COAD(soprano) and GREGORY DROTT (piano)

"Les Fleurs du Mal"

Francis Poulenc
Air vif (Airs chantés)

Richard Strauss
Kornblumen (Mädchenblumen Op. 22, No. 1)

Gabriel Fauré
Fleur jettée & Les roses d'Ispahan

Mohnblumen (Op. 22, No.2)

Claude Debussy
Fleurs des Bles
De Fleurs (Proses Lyriques)

Alban Berg
from 7 Frühe Lieder

Die Lilie

Richard Strauss
Epheu (Op. 22, No. 3)

Jean Sibelius
Törnet [Thorn]
Blommans öde [Flower's Destiny] (Op. 88)

Richard Strauss
Wasserrose (Op. 22, No. 4)

Francis Poulenc
Fleurs (Fiançailles pour rire)

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