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Glenarm Festival of Voice: Poulenc, Messager and Ravel

Performances from soprano Siobhan Stagg, mezzo Ema Nikolovska and baritone Julien Van Mellaerts, from the Northern Ireland Opera Festival of Voice 2019 at Glenarm, Co Antrim.

John Toal presents a series of recitals from Northern Ireland Opera's Festival of Voice 2019, recorded at St Patrick's Church of Ireland in Glenarm, Co Antrim.

Joseph Middleton accompanies the Australian soprano, Siobhan Stagg, the Canadian-Macedonian mezzo Ema Nikolovska (a Radio 3 New Generation Artist), and the New Zealand baritone Julien Van Mellaerts in a programme celebrating composers active in Paris in the 1920s – a musical melting pot, with illustrious composers, and some up-and-coming ones, living side by side.

Today’s programme features song by Poulenc, Messager and Ravel.

Poulenc: Fiançailles pour rire
Siobhan Stagg, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Ravel: Histoires naturelles
Messager: J'ai deux amants; Vois-tu, je m'en veux
Ema Nikolovska, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Poulenc: Le Bestiaire; Chansons gaillardes
Julien Van Mellaerts, baritone
Joseph Middleton, piano

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Francis Poulenc

    Fiançailles pour rire

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Siobhan Stagg.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Histoires naturelles

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Ema Nikolovska.
  • André Messager

    Vois-tu, je m'en veux' from Les P'tites Michu

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Ema Nikolovska.
  • André Messager

    J'ai deux amants from L'Amour Masqué

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Ema Nikolovska.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Le Bestiaire

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Julien Van Mellaerts.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Chansons gaillardes

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Julien Van Mellaerts.

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