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Penny Gore presents a recital given at BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, with Shen Yang (bass-baritone) and Llyr Williams (piano) performing songs by Schubert, Brahms and Wolf.

Llyr Williams at BBC Hoddinott Hall: part of a series of chamber concerts devised by Welsh pianist Llyr Williams with BBC Radio 3, to mark the opening in January 2009 of the BBC's new studio and concert hall at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay.

A Tribute to Hans Hotter - Songs by Schubert, Brahms and Wolf

Shenyang (bass-baritone)
Llyr Williams (piano)

Llyr Williams first worked with Shenyang in 2007, when Llyr accompanied Shenyang through the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition. Shenyang went on to be crowned overall champion.

Shenyang created this programme as a special tribute to one of his greatest musical heroes: Hans Hotter, the legendary German bass-baritone. Shenyang says "I never met Hans Hotter but, even so, I learned a lot from him. He had a very special style of singing which you don't find today."

Franz Schubert:
Wandrers Nachtlied (Uber allen Gipfeln ist Ruh) (D.768) (Op.96'3)
Der Wanderer (Ich komme von Gebirge her) (D.489)
Gruppe aus dem Tartarus (Horch wie Murmeln) - 1st setting (D.396)
Am Bach im Fruhlinge (D.361)
Der Zwerg (D.771)

Johannes Brahms:
5 Songs (Op.47) no.3; Sonntag
6 Songs (Op.86) no.2; Feldeinsamkeit
5 Songs (Op.47) no.1; Botschaft

Hugo Wolf:
Goethe-Lieder for voice and piano no.50; Ganymed
Goethe-Lieder for voice and piano no.51; Grenzen der Menschheit
Goethe-Lieder for voice and piano no.49; Prometheus.

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