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Mezzo-soprano Kitty Whately celebrates the words and music of women

Kitty Whately and Simon Lepper perform settings of works by 20th-century's female poets and writers including Ursula Vaughan Williams, Virginia Woolf and Margaret Atwood.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Kitty Whately and Simon Lepper present a programme of English Song settings of some of the 20th-century’s best-loved female poets and writers, including Ursula Vaughan Williams, Virginia Woolf, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Margaret Atwood.

Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Jonathan Dove: All the Future Days (Autobiography; Penelope; The Siren)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: 4 Last Songs
Judith Cloud: Night Dreams (Variations on the Word Sleep)
Lori Laitman: Orange Afternoon Lover (I Was Reading a Scientific Article)
Dominick Argento: From the Diary of Virginia Woolf (Anxiety)
Rebecca Clarke: Lethe
Juliana Hall: Letters from Edna (To Harriet Monroe; To Mother)
Jonathan Dove: Nights Not Spent Alone

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

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Jonathan Dove

    Autobiography (All the Future Days

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Penelope (All the Future Days)

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Jonathan Dove

    The Siren (All the Future Days)

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Four Last Songs

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Judith Cloud

    Variations on the Word Sleep (Night Dreams)

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Lori Laitman

    I Was Reading A Scientific Article (Orange Afternoon Lover)

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Dominick Argento

    Anxiety (From the Diary of Virginia Woolf)

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Lethe

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Juliana Hall

    To Harriet Monroe (Letters from Edna)

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Juliana Hall

    To Mother (Letters from Edna)

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Nights Not Spent Alone

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Performer: Kitty Whately.
  • Jonathan Dove

    'All These Dismal Looks' from 'Five Amr'ous Signs'

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.

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