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Olena Tokar - Faure, Ravel, Medtner, Strauss

Live from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, soprano Olena Tokar performs music by Faure, Ravel, Medtner, Rimsky-Korsakov and Strauss with pianist Igor Gryshyn.

A finalist in 2013, Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Ukrainian soprano Olena Tokar returns to the Welsh capital on the eve of this year's final of Cardiff Singer of the World competition, to perform songs by Fauré, Ravel, Medtner, Rimsky-Korsakov and Richard Strauss with pianist Igor Gryshyn.

Live from the Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas

Gabriel Fauré
Mandoline; En Sourdine (5 Mélodies, Op.58)
Clair de lune (2 Songs, Op.46)

Maurice Ravel
5 Mélodies populaires grecques (Chanson de la mariée; Là-bas, vers l'église; Quel galant m'est comparable; Chanson des cueilleuses de lentisques; Tout gai!)

Nikolai Medtner
The Singer, Op.29 No.2
The Flower,Op.36 No.2
Nähe des Geliebten, Op.15 No.9
When Roses Fade, Op.36 No.3
Glücklische Fahrt, Op.15 No.8
Aus Erwin und Elmire "Sie liebt mich" Op.15 No.4

INTERVAL

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Eastern Song, Enslaved by Rose and Nightingale, Op.2 No.2
Not the Wind, Blowing from the Heights, Op.43 No.2
From my Tears, Op.2 No.4
Quietly Evening Falls, Op.4 No.4
Of What I Dream in the Quiet Night, Op.40 No.3
Forgive! Remember Not These Tearful Days, Op.27 No.4
The Nymph, Op.56 No.1
The Lark Sings Louder, Op.43 No.1

Richard Strauss
Morgen, Op.27 No.4
Nichts, Op.10 No.2
Allerseelen, Op.10 No.8
Schlechtes Wetter, Op.69 No.5
Cäcilie, Op.27 No.2

One of the stars of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition in 2013, the young Ukrainian soprano Olena Tokar was a finalist in both Main Prize and Song Prize categories. Invited to join BBC Radio 3's prestigious New Generation Artist Scheme, here she makes a welcome return to the capital during the Cardiff Singer week, to perform a programme of songs by Fauré, Ravel, Medtner, Rimsky-Korsakov and Richard Strauss with her pianist Igor Gryshyn.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Mandoline-5 Melodies 'de Venise' Op.58

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Mandoline; En Sourdine (5 Mélodies, Op.58)

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Clair de lune (2 Songs, Op.46)

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Maurice Ravel

    5 Mélodies populaires grecques

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    The Singer, Op.29 No.2

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    The Flower,Op.36 No.2

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Nähe des Geliebten, Op.15 No.9

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    When Roses Fade, Op.36 No.3

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Glücklische Fahrt, Op.15 No.8

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Aus Erwin und Elmire "Sie liebt mich" Op.15 No.4

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Enslaved by Rose and Nightingale, Op.2 No.2

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Not the Wind, Blowing from the Heights, Op.43 No.2

    Singer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    In Spring op.43 No.2 Not the Wind, Blowing from the Heights

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    From my Tears, Op.2 No.4

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Quietly Evening Falls, Op.4 No.4

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Of What I Dream in the Quiet Night, Op.40 No.3

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Forgive! Remember Not These Tearful Days, Op.27 No.4

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Nymph, Op.56 No.1

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Lark Sings Louder, Op.43 No.1

    Performer: Igor Gryshyn. Singer: Olena Tokar.
  • Richard Strauss

    'Morgen', Op.27 No 4

  • Richard Strauss

    Nichts, Op.10 No.2

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Richard Strauss

    Allerseelen, Op.10 No.8

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Richard Strauss

    Schlechtes Wetter, Op.69 No.5

    Performer: Igor Gryshyn. Performer: Olena Tokar.
  • Richard Strauss

    Cäcilie, Op.27 No.2

    Performer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
  • Carl Nielsen

    The Wind Quintet op. 43

  • Franz Schubert

    Fantasie in F Minor d940

  • Franz Schubert

    Der Vanderer en Den Mond

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