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Performances from soprano Gemma Summerfield, mezzo Kitty Whately and bass-baritone Stephan Loges from the Northern Ireland Opera Festival of Voice 2018 at Glenarm, Co. Antrim.

John Toal presents a series of recitals from Northern Ireland Opera's Festival of Voice 2018, recorded at St Patrick's Church of Ireland in Glenarm, Co Antrim.

Simon Lepper accompanies former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist mezzo-soprano Kitty Whately, British soprano Gemma Summerfield - winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society's 2018 Chilcott Award - and Dresden-born bass-baritone Stephan Loges, in a programme including song by Barber, Schumann, Weill and the 20th century Finnish composer Yrjö Kilpinen.

Barber:
Sure on this Shining Night, Op 13/3
Sleep now from Three Songs, Op 10/2
Crucifixion from Hermit Songs, Op 29/5
Nocturne, Op13/4

Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano)/Simon Lepper (piano)

Felix Mendelssohn:
Neue Liebe from Six Songs, Op 19a/4
Die liebende Schreibt from 6 songs, Op 86/3
Winterlied from Six Songs, Op 19a/3

Fanny Mendelssohn:
Die Mainacht from Six Songs Op 9/6

Felix Mendelssohn:
Hexenlied from Twelve songs, Op 8/8

Gemma Summerfield (soprano)/Simon Lepper (piano)

Schumann: 4 Andersen settings from 5 Songs Op 40 -
Märzveilchen
Muttertraum
Der Soldat
Der Spielmann

Yrjö Kilpinen: from Spielmannslieder Op.77 -
Ihr ewigen Sterne
Spielmannssehnen
Vor Tau und Tag

Stephan Loges (bass-baritone)/Simon Lepper (piano)

Kurt Weill :
Speak Low from One Touch of Venus
My ship from Lady in the Dark
What good would the moon be? from Street Scene

Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano)/Simon Lepper (piano)

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Samuel Barber

    'Sure on this shining night' from 4 Songs Op.13

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.
  • Samuel Barber

    'Sleep now' from 3 Songs Op.10

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.
  • Samuel Barber

    'The Crucifixion' from Hermit Songs Op.29

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.
  • Samuel Barber

    'Nocturne' from 4 Songs Op.13

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    'Neue Liebe' No.4 from 6 Songs Op.19a

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Gemma Summerfield.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    'Die Liebende schreibt' No.3 from 6 Songs Op.86

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Gemma Summerfield.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    'Winterlied' No.3 from 6 Songs Op.19a

    Performer: Gemma Summerfield. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Fanny Hensel

    'Die Mainacht' No.6 from 6 Songs Op.9

    Performer: Gemma Summerfield. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    'Hexenlied' No.8 from 12 Songs Op.8

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Gemma Summerfield.
  • Robert Schumann

    4 Andersen Settings (Nos 1-4) from 5 Songs Op.40

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Stephan Loges.
  • Yrjö Kilpinen

    'Ihr ewigen Sterne' from Spielmannslieder Op.77

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Stephan Loges.
  • Yrjö Kilpinen

    'Spielmannssehnen' from Spielmannslieder Op.77

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Stephan Loges.
  • Yrjö Kilpinen

    'Vor Tau und Tag' from Spielmannslieder Op.77

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Stephan Loges.
  • Kurt Weill

    'Speak low' from One Touch Of Venus

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.
  • Kurt Weill

    'My ship' from Lady in the Dark

    Performer: Gemma Summerfield. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Kurt Weill

    'What good would the moon be?' from Street Scene - Opera In 2 Acts

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.

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