Jennifer Vyvyan Tribute Concert

Music, Classical and opera

The soprano Elizabeth Watts, accompanied by pianist James Southall, pays tribute to a great artist in works closely associated with singer Jennifer Vyvyan. Handel's 'Oh! Had I Jubal's Lyre' (from 'Joshua'); 'Art thou troubled?' (from 'Rodelinda'); Purcell arr Britten 'Fairest isle'; 'The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation'; 'Take not a woman's anger ill'; Britten's The Tower Scene from 'The Turn of the Screw'; Wolf's 'Er ist's'; 'Verborgenheit'; 'Das verlassene Mägdlein'; 'Auf ein altes Bild'; 'Elfenlied'; Debussy's 'Ariettes oubliées'; Poulenc's 'Deux poèmes de Louis Aragon'; 'Non, Monsieur mon mari' (from 'Les mamelles de Tirésias'); Howells's 'Come sing and dance'; Gurney's 'Sleep'; Britten's 'O Waly, Waly' from Folk Song Arrangements; Hopkins's 'A Melancholy Song'; Dyson's 'The Wife of Bath'; Quilter's 'Love's philosophy'.

(The concert follows a Vyvyan study day led by journalist Michael White.)


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