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Ropartz, Ysaye, Shostakovich, Sulek and Weill

With performances by Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), Fatima Said (soprano), Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad (viola), Peter Moore (trombone) and the Amatis Piano Trio.

Clemency Burton-Hill celebrates the music making of the BBC New Generation Artists. The fourth of nine programmes in which there's the chance to hear a starry line-up of young musicians caught by the BBC microphones when they are on the brink of glittering international careers. Today the focus is on three of the newest members of the NGA scheme: Egyptian-born soprano Fatma Said shows off her dazzling talents in songs by Kurt Weill and the British bass-baritone, Ashley Riches demonstrates his glorious voice in Shostakovich. Also today, the Amatis Piano Trio reveal the wit and humour of Haydn and viola player Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad delights in a Caprice by Ysaÿe.

Ropartz: Ceux qui parmi les morts d'amour
Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), Simon Lepper (piano)

Abdel-Rahim Gamal: Ana bent es-Sultan (Daughter of the Sultan)
Fatma Said (soprano), Dearbhla Collins (piano)

Ysaÿe: Caprice d'après l'étude en forme de valse de Camille Saint-Saëns
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad (viola), Zoltàn Fejérvári (piano)

Shostakovich: Little Stars; Ronda; Black-eyed girl; Dream (from Spanish Songs, Op.100)
Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), Simon Lepper (piano)

Sulek: Vox Gabrieli
Peter Moore (trombone), Robert Thompson (piano)

Haydn: Piano Trio no. 43 in C major, Hob. XV:27
Amatis Piano Trio

Weill: Wie Lange noch?; Berlin im Licht; Nanas Lied
Fatma Said (soprano), Dearbhla Collins (piano).

1 hour, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Guy Ropartz

    Ceux qui, parmi les morts d'amour

    Singer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Gamal Abdel-Rahim

    I am the Sultan's Daughter

    Singer: Fatma Said. Performer: Dearbhla Collins.
  • Eugène Ysaÿe

    Caprice

    Performer: Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad. Performer: Zoltán Fejérvári.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Little Stars (Spanish Songs, Op 100)

    Singer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Ronda (Spanish Songs, Op 100)

    Singer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Black eyes (Spanish Songs, Op 100)

    Singer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Dream (Spanish Songs, Op 100)

    Singer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise

    Performer: Narek Hakhnazaryan. Performer: Oxana Shevchenko.
    • BBC recording.
  • Stjepan Šulek

    Sonata (Vox Gabrieli)

    Performer: Peter Moore. Performer: Jonathan Ware.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trio in C major, H.15.27

    Ensemble: Amatis Trio.
  • Kurt Weill

    Wie lange noch

    Singer: Fatma Said. Performer: Dearbhla Collins.
  • Kurt Weill

    Berlin im Licht

    Singer: Fatma Said. Performer: Dearbhla Collins.
  • Kurt Weill

    Nanna's Lied

    Singer: Fatma Said. Performer: Dearbhla Collins.

Broadcast

Find out more about the New Generation Artists scheme

Find out more about the New Generation Artists scheme

Bringing young musicians on the threshold of international stardom to the world.