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Andrew Kennedy

1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 04 February 2011

The last in a series of four concerts celebrating works by composers who exiled to America, or were of exiled descent, as part of the 48th Belfast Festival at Queen's. Today's programme, featuring leading British tenor Andrew Kennedy, accompanied by Joseph Middleton, includes songs by Copland, Britten, Stravinsky and Bernstein, performed in the Great Hall of Queen's University.

Andrew Kennedy (tenor)
Joseph Middleton (piano):

Aaron Copland: 6 songs by Emily Dickinson
Nature, the gentlest mother
The world feels dusty
Sleep is supposed to be
When they come back
I felt a funeral in my brain
The chariot

Erich Korngold:Five songs (op 38)

Benjamin Britten
Fish in the unruffled lakes
To lie flat on the back
Night covers up the rigid land
The sun shines down
What's in your mind
Underneath the abject willow

Sergei Rachmaninov
Oh never sing to me again (op 4, no 4)
Believe it not (op 14, no 7)
The answer (op 21, no 4)
Spring waters (op 14, no 11)

Igor StravinskyThe owl and the pussy cat

Leonard Bernstein La bonne cuisine.


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