Ailish Tynan (soprano) Simon Lepper (piano)

Ailish Tynan (soprano) Simon Lepper (piano)

Jonathan Farey HORN* 

Adam Slater CLARINET†

8:30pm Tuesday, July 31 2018

St Thomas's Church, Kendal

A £24 B £16 Allocated Seating

Brahms Five songs from Op.6, 7 & 58 10½’

Weir A Spanish Liederbooklet 8’

Schubert Ellens Gesänge, D837-9 15¾’

Schubert Auf dem Strom, D943* 9¼’

Barber Nuvoletta, Op.25 5’

Barber Solitary hotel, Op.41 No.4 2¾’

Barber St Ita’s Vision, Op.29 No.3 3¼’

Bingham The Shadow Side of Joy Finzi 8½’

Stanford La belle dame sans merci 6’

Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965† 11’

After whetting our appetite last Saturday, Ailish returns with a banquet tonight, taking advantage of the concert tomorrow morning to borrow two of the Magnard Wind Ensemble players to perform Schubert‘s two songs with obbligato wind parts. Auf dem Strom is a tribute to Beethoven, quoting from the ‘Eroica‘ just as Strauss does in our closing concert, and written in the manner of Adelaide (see Sat 4th lunchtime); its florid horn part is doubtless inspired by the accompaniment to Leonore‘s aria ‘Abscheulicher‘ in Fidelio (see Sat 4th afternoon). Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, Schubert‘s penultimate song, was written for Anna Milder, for whom Beethoven wrote the rôle of Leonore.

The programme also includes three settings of Irish writers by Barber, settings of Scott including the sublime Ave Maria, and Keats, marking the bicentenary of the great poet‘s walking tour of the Lake District.

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Event artists
Ailish Tynan Soprano

Ailish Tynan trained at Trinity College, the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin and the Guildhall School of Music. She was a Vilar Young Artist at the Royal Opera... read more

Simon Lepper Piano

Simon read music at King’s College, Cambridge. He is a professor of collaborative piano at the Royal College of Music, where he also co-ordinates the piano accompaniment course. He is... read more

Jonathan Farey Horn

Jonathan completed a Masters at the Royal Academy of Music with first class honours and an undergraduate in Maths and Music at Cardiff University. He enjoys a busy freelance career, having... read more

Adam Slater Clarinet

Adam Slater has worked with orchestras including the Orchestra of Opera North, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, CBSO, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, BBC Philharmonic and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with which he has... read more

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