American tenor Lawrence Brownlee sings Schumann's poignant Dichterliebe and songs in a spectrum of styles by Poulenc, Liszt and Ginastera, live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
American bel canto tenor Lawrence Brownlee is joined by song specialist Iain Burnside on piano to perform Schumann's poignant Dichterliebe. Other songs in the programme explore a whole spectrum of moods and colours from the elegance of Poulenc, the solemn Petrarch settings by Liszt and Ginastera's lively songs from Argentina. Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh. Presented by Donald Macleod
[Interval at 11.40am approx]
Donald Macleod joins in the celebrations of composer James MacMillan at 60 during the Edinburgh Festival and introduces The Sixteen singing his Miserere
and his setting of Burns song text The Gallant Weaver.
Poulenc: C; Reines des mouettes; Montparnasse; Voyage a Paris; Bleuet
Liszt: Pace non trovo; Benedetto sia´l giorno; I´vidi in terra angelici costumi
Ginastera: Chacarera; Triste; Zamba; Arroro; El Gato
Lawrence Brownlee (tenor)
Iain Burnside (piano)
Donald Macleod (presenter)
Gavin McCollum (producer)