Selected participants from SongEasel’s Young Artist Programme present a recital exploring Shakespeare’s theme of Full Fathom Five through song.
These talented young musicians receive coaching and mentoring leading up to this opportunity and perform a varied programme in a diverse range of languages and musical styles.
Helen Lacey soprano
Lucy Gibbs mezzo soprano
Dan Adipradhana & Stella Marie Lorenz piano
Jocelyn Freeman curator
Felix Mendelssohn Wasserfahrt
Sergei Rachmaninov Arion Op. 34, no. 5
Jean Sibelius Säf, säf, susa Op. 36, no. 4
Franz Schubert Herbst D945
Claude Debussy Melodies de Verlaine L81 – i. La mer est plus belle
Johannes Brahms Liebestreu Op. 3, no. 1
Franz Schubert Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren D360
Huang Zi Spring Nostalgia
Franz Schubert Gretchen am Spinnrade D118
Qing Zhu I Live Upstream of the Yangtze River
Edward Elgar Sea Pictures Op. 37 – i. Sea Slumber Song, ii. In Haven, iv. Where Corals Lie
Granville Bantock Song to the Seals
Rebecca Clarke The Seal Man
Benjamin Britten On this Island (1937) Op. 11 – iii. Seascape
John Ireland Full Fathom Five
Part of SongEasel’s ‘Quintessential song’ series celebrating their fifth birthday. The series pays homage to both sacred and secular origins of the song genre, and features works for not one, but five accompanists – piano plus string quartet… in a range of recitals across South East London April-July 2023 and an exciting range of events engaging the whole community.