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Works by Guridi, Geoffrey Bush, Havelock Nelson, Philip Martin, Beethoven, Tippett and Granados, with mezzo-soprano Clara Mouriz, soprano Aoife Miskelly and tenor Ilker Arcayurek.

John Toal presents the second programme in this week's Lunchtime Concert series from the Northern Ireland Opera Festival of Voice, recorded at St. Patrick's Church of Ireland in Glenarm, Co. Antrim. Today's programme begins with mezzo-soprano Clara Mouriz alongside pianist Simon Lepper and the Spanish Composer Jesús Guridi's 'Tres Canciones Castellanas' based on popular Castilian melodies. Following this, Irish soprano Aoife Miskelly and pianist Will Vann present a series of songs including British composer Geoffrey Bush's setting of Shakespeare's 'It was a lover and his Lass'. New Generation Artist, tenor, Ilker Arcayürek then performs Beethoven's 'Adelaide', based on words by German poet Friedrich von Matthisson. There are arias from two different 'Midsummer' opera settings, by Britten and Tippett, performed by Aoife Miskelly. Completing the recital, Clara Mouriz returns with music from Spanish composer Enrique Granados and his setting of 'La maja de Goya', and finishing with 'La maja y el ruiseñor'. Accompanied on piano by Simon Lepper.

Guridi: Tres Canciones Castellanas
Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano), Simon Lepper (piano)

Geoffrey Bush: It Was a Lover and His Lass
Nelson: Dirty Work
Philip Martin: The Fiddler of Dooney (from Five Yeats Poems)
Aoife Miskelly (soprano), Will Vann (piano)

Beethoven: Adelaide, Op.46
Ilker Arcayürek (tenor), Simon Lepper (piano)

Tippett: Bella's Makeup Aria (The Midsummer Marriage)
Britten: Injurious Hermia (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Aoife Miskelly (soprano), Will Vann (piano)

Granados: La maja de Goya
Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano), Simon Lepper (piano)

Granados: Oriental (from Goyescas)
Simon Lepper (piano)

Granados: La maja y el ruiseñor
Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano), Simon Lepper (piano).

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Jesus Guridi

    3 Canciones Castellanas

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Clara Mouriz.
  • Geoffrey Bush

    It was a lover and his lass

    Performer: William Vann. Singer: Aoife Miskelly.
  • Havelock Nelson

    Dirty Work

    Performer: William Vann. Singer: Aoife Miskelly.
  • Philip Martin

    The Fiddler of Dooney (from 5 WB Yeats Poems)

    Performer: William Vann. Singer: Aoife Miskelly.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Adelaide, Op.46

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ilker Arcayürek.
  • Michael Tippett

    Bella's 'Make-Up' Aria from The Midsummer Marriage

    Performer: William Vann. Singer: Aoife Miskelly.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Injurious Hermia from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.64

    Performer: William Vann. Singer: Aoife Miskelly.
  • Enrique Granados

    La Maja De Goya

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Clara Mouriz.
  • Enrique Granados

    Danza Espanola No. 2 (Oriental)

    Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Enrique Granados

    La maja y el ruiseñor from Goyescas

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Clara Mouriz.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Seven Preludes (1 and 2)

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