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Soprano Christine Brewer and pianist Roger Vignoles perform songs by Wagner, Strauss, Quilter and Britten at the 2013 St Magnus Festival in Orkney.

Soprano Christine Brewer is joined by Roger Vignoles on piano for a lunchtime recital from last year's St Magnus Festival in Orkney. They perform Wagner's glowing Wesendonck-Leider, alongside songs and folk ballads of romance, longing and love by Strauss, Dougherty, Quilter and Britten.

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder (Der Engel; Stehe still!; Im Treibhaus; Schmerzen; Träume)

Richard Strauss: Breit' über mein Haupt
Richard Strauss: Die Georgine
Richard Strauss: Allerseelen

Celius Dougherty: Shenandoah
Celius Dougherty: Waly, waly

John Jacob Niles: Black is the Colour of my True Love's Hair
John Jacob Niles: Go 'way from my Window

Liza Lehmann: There are fairies at the bottom of our garden
Herbert Hughes: She Moved through the Fair
Roger Quilter: Ye Banks and Braes
Benjamin Britten: The Last Rose of Summer

Celius Dougherty: Review

Christine Brewer, soprano
Roger Vignoles, piano.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Die Georgine

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Richard Strauss

    Allerseelen

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Celius Dougherty

    Shenandoah

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Herbert Hughes

    She moved through the fair

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Roger Quilter

    Ye Banks and Braes

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Last Rose of Summer

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Celius Dougherty

    Waly, waly

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • John Jacob Niles

    Black is the Colour of my true love's Hair

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Richard Strauss

    Breit' über mein Haupt

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • John Jacob Niles

    Go 'way from my window

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Liza Lehmann

    Fairies at the bottom of my Garden

    Singer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Roger Vignoles.

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