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Northern Ireland Opera Festival of Voice 2020 (4/4)

Performances by soprano Ailish Tynan, mezzo Kitty Whately and baritone James Newby, from the Northern Ireland Opera Festival of Voice 2020.

A series of recitals from Northern Ireland Opera's Festival of Voice 2020, recorded at the First Presbyterian Church in Rosemary Street, Belfast.

John Toal introduces accompanist Simon Lepper with two graduates of the Radio 3 New Generation Artists Scheme – Irish soprano Ailish Tynan and British mezzo Kitty Whately – and one current member of the scheme, British baritone James Newby.

Across the series they’ll be celebrating the culture and traditions of Glenarm, Co. Antrim – the village in which the festival usually takes place.

The final programme celebrates the sea. with songs by composers including Fauré, Rebecca Clarke and Jonathan Dove.

John Ireland: Sea Fever
Rebecca Clarke: The Seal Man
Frederick Keel: Three Salt Water Ballads
James Newby (baritone) and Simon Lepper (piano)

Michael Head: The Estuary
Trad.: Ma Bonny Lad
Jonathan Dove: The Siren
Kitty Whately (mezzo) and Simon Lepper (piano)

Gabriel Fauré: L'horizon chimérique, Op. 118
James Newby (baritone) and Simon Lepper (piano)

E J Moeran: The Roving Dingle Boy; The Lost Lover
Herbert Hughes: A Young Maid Stood in her Father's Garden;; O Father Father Build Me a Boat; Marry Me Now
Ailish Tynan (soprano) and Simon Lepper (piano)

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57 minutes

Music Played

  • John Ireland

    Sea Fever

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: James Newby.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    The Seal Man

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: James Newby.
  • Frederick Keel

    3 Salt-Water Ballads

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: James Newby.
  • Michael Head

    The Estuary

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
  • England.Traditional

    Ma Bonny Lad

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.
  • Jonathan Dove

    The Siren

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    L'horizon chimérique, Op.118

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: James Newby.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    The roving Dingle boy

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    The lost lover

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
  • Herbert Hughes

    A young maid stood in her father's garden

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
  • Ireland.Traditional

    O father, father build me a boat

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
  • Herbert Hughes

    Marry me now

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
  • Michael Tippett

    Songs for Ariel

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: James Newby.

Broadcast

  • Fri 30 Oct 2020 13:00