Ni Opera Festival Of Voice 2013

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013111220140429

Sean Rafferty introduces a series of song recitals recorded at the NI Opera's Festival of Voice. The festival has become an annual event in the picturesque village of Glenarm in Co. Antrim on the north coast of Northern Ireland. The series was curated by pianist Iain Burnside and it begins with a rectial of songs by Schubert, Parry, Stanford and Judith Bingham given by Irish soprano Ailish Tynan, who also includes some fun Irish song arrangements by EJ Moeran on the programme.

Ailish Tynan, soprano

Iain Burnside, piano

Schubert: Ellens Gesänge; Raste, Krieger, Krieg ist aus; Jäger, ruhe von dem Jagd; Ave Maria

Parry: My heart is like a singing bird; Bright Star; Crabbed age and youth; Where shall the lover rest

Stanford: La Belle Dame sans Merci

Judith Bingham: The Shadow Side of Joy Finzi

arr Moeran: The Roving Dingle Boy; The Lost Lover; The Tinker's Daughter.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013111320140430

Sean Rafferty introduces the second song recital in a series recorded at NI Opera's Festival of Voice 2013, which takes place annually in Glenarm, Co. Antrim. The series was curated by pianist Iain Burnside and today he performs with the bass-baritone Stephan Loges a recital of songs by Schubert, Brahms and Somervell. They also include settings of texts by Hermann Hesse by one of Finland's most prolific song-writers, Yrjo Henrik Kilpinen.

Stephan Loges, bass-baritone

Iain Burnside, piano

Schubert: Der Wanderer; Der Wanderer an den Mond; Auf der Donau; Wandrers Nachtlied 1; Willkommen und Abschied

Kilpinen: 5 settings of Hermann Hesse (Ich fragte dich; Allein; Schlittenfahrt; Die Kindheit; Vergänglichkeit)

Brahms: 5 Songs, Op 94 (Mit vierzig Jahren; Steig auf, geliebter Schatten;

Mein Herz ist schwer; Sapphische Ode; Kein Haus, keine Heimat)

Somervell: from A Shropshire Lad (Loveliest of Trees; When I was One and Twenty; The Street Sounds to the Soldiers' Tread; White in the Moon the Long Road Lies; Into my Heart an Air that Kills).

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013111420140501

Sean Rafferty introduces the third recital in a series of recitals recorded at the NI Opera's Festival of Voice, 2013. The series was curated by pianist, Iain Burnside and in today's programme he is joined by soprano, Claire Booth in a recital of music by Wolf, Debussy, Poulenc and Messiaen. It was recorded in the village of Glenarm on the north coast of Northern Ireland.

Claire Booth, soprano

Iain Burnside, piano

Wolf: from Mörike Lieder: Der Gartner; Im Fruhling; Erstes Liebeslied eines Madchens; Heimweh; Der Knabe und das Immelein

Poulenc: Métamorphose: Reine de mouettes; C'est ainsi que tu es; Paganini

Debussy: Chansons de Bilitis: La Flute de Pan; La chevelure; Le tombeau des naiades

Poulenc: Banalités; Chanson d'Orkenise; Hotel; Fagnes de Wallonie; Voyage a Paris; Sanglots

Messiaen: from Poèmes pour Mi: Action de graces; Le collier; Priere exaucée.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20131114

Sean Rafferty introduces the third recital in a series of recitals recorded at the NI Opera's Festival of Voice, 2013. The series was curated by pianist, Iain Burnside and in today's programme he is joined by soprano, Claire Booth in a recital of music by Wolf, Debussy, Poulenc and Messiaen. It was recorded in the village of Glenarm on the north coast of Northern Ireland.

Claire Booth, soprano

Iain Burnside, piano

Wolf: from Mörike Lieder: Der Gartner; Im Fruhling; Erstes Liebeslied eines Madchens; Heimweh; Der Knabe und das Immelein

Poulenc: Métamophose: Reine de mouettes; C'est ainsi que tu es; Paganini

Debussy: Chansons de Bilitis: La Flute de Pan; La chevelure; Le tombeau des naiades

Poulenc: Banalités; Chanson d'Orkenise; Hotel; Fagnes de Wallonie; Voyage a Paris; Sanglots

Messiaen: from Poèmes pour Mi: Action de graces; Le collier; Priere exaucée.

Claire Booth (soprano), Iain Burnside (piano) perform Wolf, Debussy, Poulenc and Messiaen.

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013111520140502

Sean Rafferty introduces the final song recital in the series from NI Opera's Festival of Voice 2013. The festival has become an annual event in the village of Glenarm in Co. Antrim. In today's recital, the series curator and pianist, Iain Burnside, is joined by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Robin Tritscher in a recital which includes two song cycles: Schumann's settings of nine poems by Heinrich Heine, Liederkreis Op 24, and settings of words by Thomas Hardy by Gerald Finzi, A Young Man's Exhortation.

Robin Tritschler, tenor

Iain Burnside, piano

Schumann: Liederkreis, Op 24

Finzi: A Young Man's Exhortation.

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20131115

Sean Rafferty introduces the final song recital in the series from NI Opera's Festival of Voice 2013. The festival has become an annual event in the village of Glenarm in Co. Antrim. In today's recital, the series curator and pianist, Iain Burnside, is joined by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Robin Tritschler in a recital which includes two song cycles: Schumann's settings of nine poems by Heinrich Heine, Liederkreis Op 24, and settings of words by Thomas Hardy by Gerald Finzi, A Young Man's Exhortation.

Robin Tritschler, tenor

Iain Burnside, piano

Schumann: Liederkreis, Op 24

Finzi: A Young Man's Exhortation.

Robin Tritschler (tenor), Iain Burnside (piano) in Schumann's Liederkreis and Finzi songs.