Kitty Whately mezzo-soprano
Simon Lepper piano
Jonathan Dove My love is mine; Five Am'rous Sighs; Nights not spent alone; The Siren
Tarik O'regan Hold this city all night
Horovitz Lady Macbeth- A scena
Sally Beamish New piece
Richard Sisson The Silver Swan
Stephen Sondheim Could I leave you?
At the heart of this programme lie two works written especially for this award-winning mezzo: Jonathan Dove's Nights Not Spent Alone and a Three Choirs commission from Sally Beamish setting a new text on the subject of birds from bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith. Accompanying these song cycles are tales of the heart's adventure and nocturnal contemplation.
This concert is supported by PRS for Music Foundation