Cheltenham Music Festival - Lucy Crowe (soprano) and Anna Tilbrook (piano)

Cheltenham Music Festival - Lucy Crowe (soprano) and Anna Tilbrook (piano)

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 16:00

Betrayed women, eroticism and chastity are among the subjects of internationally renowned soprano Lucy Crowe’s selection of songs for this dramatic and original concert, with celebrated pianist Anna Tilbrook. Lucy Crowe is in demand all over the world in both operatic roles and in concert, recently appearing at the Royal Opera House, the Metropolitan Opera and with the London Symphony and Berlin Philharmonic orchestras. The programme opens with the world premiere of Jonathan Dove’s Youth gone written especially for this recital and the Festival’s 75th anniversary. Then sublime settings of poetry by Goethe, Novalis and Shakespeare accompanied by music including Schubert’s exquisite Marie and Wolf’s seductive Philine.

Kindly supported by an anonymous donor

From silent shades, and the Elysian groves (Bess of Bedlam)
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
An Sylvia
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Gretchen am Spinnrade
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Suleika I
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Suleika: Ach, um deine feuchten Schwingen from 6 Lieder
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Kennst du das Land from Lieder und Gesänge aus Wilhelm Meister
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Lied der Suleika from Myrthen, 26 songs for voice and piano
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Philine from Goethe Lieder
Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Drei Lieder der Ophelia, from Shakespeare's Hamlet
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Cäcilie from 4 Lieder
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
À Chloris
Reynaldo Hahn (1875-1947)
Lydia, from '2 Songs'
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Sylvie from '3 Songs'
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Jane: Je pâlis et tombe en langueur
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
Émile Paladilhe (1844-1926)
Sir William Walton (1902-1983)
Beatriz's song: When will he return? from Christopher Columbus
Sir William Walton (1902-1983)
Sweet Polly Oliver from Folksong arrangements
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Georgia on My Mind
Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981)
Miss Otis regrets
Cole Porter (1891-1964)
Youth gone
Jonathan Dove (1959-)


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