Schumann, Michael Head, Hahn
Live from the Wigmore Hall
Presented by Martin Handley
Mezzo-soprano Joyce Didonato celebrates Venice in songs by Vivaldi, Fauré, Rossini and Schubert.
One of the world's great singers, DiDonato, accompanied by pianist David Zobel, begins the programme with masterpieces of the baroque and 19th-century bel canto, and extends it outwards to include songs by Michael Head and Reynaldo Hahn.
Schumann: From Myrthen: Zwei Venetianische Lieder
Head: Three songs of Venice
Hahn: Venezia - Chansons en dialecte vénetien.