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Song Prize Highlights, Programme 1

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 Katie Bray (England), bass Patrick Guetti (USA), mezzo Guadalupe Barrientos (Argentina), baritone Leonardo Lee (South Korea), soprano Camila Titinger (Brazil), baritone Jorge Espino (Mexico) and the tenor Luis Gomes (Portugal).

1 hour, 27 minutes

Music Played

  • Joaquín Turina

    Tu pupila es azul (3 poemas)

    Performer: Camila Titinger. Performer: Marcelo Amaral.
  • Joaquín Turina

    Tu pupila es azul (3 poemas)

    Performer: Camila Titinger.
  • Joseph Schwantner

    Black anemones

    Performer: Camila Titinger.
  • Franz Schubert

    Erlkönig, D328

    Performer: Leonardo Lee. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Richard Strauss

    Ach weh mir unglückhaftem mann, Op 21 no 4

    Performer: Leonardo Lee.
  • Il-Nam Jang

    Shingosan Taryeong

    Performer: Leonardo Lee.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Verborgenheit (Morike Lieder)

    Performer: Guadalupe Barrientos. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Clara Schumann


    Performer: Guadalupe Barrientos.
  • María Grever


    Performer: Guadalupe Barrientos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Il traditor deluso (3 Gesänge, D902)

    Performer: Jorge Espino. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Carlos Guastavino

    Que linda la madreselva (Las Flores Argentinas)

    Performer: Jorge Espino.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Cancion al arbol del Olivido

    Performer: Jorge Espino.
  • Tata Nacho


    Performer: Jorge Espino.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Song of the dry orange tree (Cut my shadow)

    Performer: Katie Bray. Performer: William Vann.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Chevelure (Trois chansons de Bilitis)

    Performer: Katie Bray.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Funeral Blues (Cabaret Songs)

    Performer: Katie Bray.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Atlas (Schwanengesäng, D957)

    Performer: Patrick Guetti. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Tod und das Mädchen, D531

    Performer: Patrick Guetti.
  • Cole Porter

    The Tale of the Oyster

    Performer: Patrick Guetti.
  • Franz Liszt

    Pace non trovo (3 Sonetti dell Patrarca, S270)

    Performer: Luis Gomes. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Fernando Obradors

    Del cabello mas sutil (Classical Spanish Songs)

    Performer: Luis Gomes.