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Purcell, Berlioz, Schubert, Schumann, Liszt, Tchaikovsky

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 29 June 2012

Live from London's Wigmore Hall, Catherine Bott presents an eclectic recital by the great American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and the accompanist Malcolm Martineau.

From Purcell to Porter, Susan Graham celebrates womanhood in an extraordinary range of song spanning some 400 years. Great works by Schubert, Schumann, Wolf and Berlioz are combined with music from the twentieth century by Cole Porter, Joseph Horovitz, and the composer Ben Moore's operatic parody "Sexy Lady".

Purcell: Tell Me, Some Pitying Angel
Berlioz: La mort d'Ophélie
Schubert: Heiss mich nicht reden Op.62
Schumann: So lasst mich scheinen, bis ich werde, Op.98a, No.9
Liszt: Kennst du das Land
Tchaikovsky: Nyet tolka tot kto snal (None but the Lonely Heart)
Duparc: Romance de Mignon
Wolf: Kennst du das Land.


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