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Lawrence Brownlee and Iain Burnside

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

Schumann: Dichterliebe

[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)

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1 hour, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Dichterliebe Op 48

    Performer: Lawrence Brownlee. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Miserere

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    The Gallant Weaver

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Francis Poulenc

    C

    Performer: Lawrence Brownlee. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Reines des Mouettes

    Performer: Lawrence Brownlee. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Bleuet

    Performer: Lawrence Brownlee. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Franz Liszt

    Three Petrarch Sonnets

    Performer: Lawrence Brownlee. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Five Popular Argentine Songs

    Performer: Lawrence Brownlee. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Robert Burns

    Ye banks and braes

    Performer: Lawrence Brownlee. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Ah! Mes Amis

    Performer: Lawrence Brownlee. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major, Op 19 (2nd mvt) Adagio

    Performer: Lars Vogt. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Beethoven: Piano Concertos 1 & 2: Vogt, Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 5.

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