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Song Prize Highlights, Programme 2

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 Yulia Mennibaeva (Russia), mezzo Angharad Lyddon (Wales), tenor Owen Metsileng (South Africa), baritone Andrii Kymach (Ukraine), soprano Sooyeon Lee (South Korea), soprano Adriana Gonzalez (Guatemala) and the tenor Roman Arndt (Russia).

1 hour, 27 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Im wunderschönen Monat Mai (Dichterliebe)

    Performer: Roman Arndt. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Do not sing my beauty, Op 4

    Performer: Roman Arndt. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Cesare Andrea Bixio

    Parlami d'amore

    Performer: Roman Arndt. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    L'heure exquise (7 Chansons grises no.5)

    Performer: Angharad Lyddon. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Roger Quilter

    Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op.3 no.2

    Performer: Angharad Lyddon. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Von ewiger liebe, Op.43 no.1

    Performer: Angharad Lyddon. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Paolo Tosti

    Preghiera

    Performer: Owen Metsileng. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Martino Stanislao Luigi Gastaldon

    Musica Proibita

    Performer: Owen Metsileng. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Henri Duparc

    Au pays ou se fait la guerre

    Performer: Adriana Gonzalez. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Federico Mompou

    La fausse morte

    Performer: Adriana Gonzalez. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Enrique Granados

    La maja dolorosa no.2

    Performer: Adriana Gonzalez. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Heroic Deed, Op.60 no.11

    Performer: Andrei Kymach. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Alexander Borodin

    For the shores of the distant homeland

    Performer: Andrei Kymach. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    I am alone again, Op.26 no.9

    Performer: Andrei Kymach. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Pauline Viardot

    Hai Luli

    Performer: Yulia Mennibaeva. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    In the [mysterious] silence of the night, Op.4 no.3

    Performer: Yulia Mennibaeva. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    I wait for you, Op.14 no.1

    Performer: Yulia Mennibaeva. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky

    Old Husband

    Performer: Yulia Mennibaeva. Performer: Simon Lepper.
  • Franz Schubert

    Nacht und Träume, D827

    Performer: Sooyeon Lee. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Elfenlied (Mörike-Lieder 16)

    Performer: Sooyeon Lee. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Dunam Cho

    Song of the bird: Sae Taryeong

    Performer: Sooyeon Lee. Performer: Llŷr Williams.

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