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Song Prize Highlights, Programme 3

Iain Burnside and Rebecca Evans present highlights from the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 Song Prize

Iain Burnside and Rebecca Evans present a selection of highlights from the competition rounds of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 Song Prize, featuring the best young singers from across the world. From the Dora Stoutzker Hall at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, where the superstars of the future are competing for a place in the Song Prize final on Thursday evening.

Competitors taking part include the mezzo Lena Belkina (Ukraine), tenor Mingjie Lei (China), soprano Lauren Fagan (Australia), baritone Julien Van Mellaerts (New Zealand), mezzo Karina Kherunts (Russia), and bass baritone Richard Ollarsaba (USA).

1 hour, 27 minutes

Music Played

  • Alfred Hill

    I thought I heard a magpie call

    Performer: Lauren Fagan. Performer: Jâms Coleman.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ganymed

    Performer: Lauren Fagan. Performer: Jâms Coleman.
  • Richard Strauss

    Das Rosenband Op 36

    Performer: Lauren Fagan. Performer: Jâms Coleman.
  • Modest Petrovich Musorgsky

    Serenade - Songs & Dances of Death no 2

    Performer: Lena Belkina. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Songs my mother taught me (from Gipsy Songs, Op 55 no 4)

    Performer: Lena Belkina. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Georgy Sviridov

    The Virgin in the City (from Petersburg, a vocal poem)

    Performer: Lena Belkina. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Polo (from 7 Canciones populares espanolas)

    Performer: Lena Belkina. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Franz Schubert

    Abendstern D806

    Performer: Mingjie Lei. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Franz Liszt

    Pace non trovo (from 3 Sonetti di Petrarca S.270`1)

    Performer: Mingjie Lei. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Roger Quilter

    Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op 3 no 2

    Performer: Julien Van Mellaerts. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Zu strassburg auf der Schanz

    Performer: Julien Van Mellaerts. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Franz Schubert

    Wandrers Nachtlied, D.768, Op.96`3

    Performer: Julien Van Mellaerts. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Abschied (Mörike Lieder no 53)

    Performer: Julien Van Mellaerts. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Franz Schubert

    An den Mond D193

    Performer: Karina Kherunts. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Katerina (from 12 Russian Folksongs Op 104)

    Performer: Karina Kherunts. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Do not sing, my beauty (Op 4 no 4)

    Performer: Karina Kherunts. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Fear no more the heat o' the sun (from Let us garlands bring, Op 18)

    Performer: Richard Ollarsaba. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Carlos Guastavino

    La rosa y el sauce

    Performer: Richard Ollarsaba. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Jake Heggie

    Once upon a universe (from Of Gods and cats)

    Performer: Richard Ollarsaba. Performer: Simon Lepper.

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