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Bliss Concert Series: Pembroke Festival of Voice: Ruby Hughes and Joseph Middleton

Saturday 29 February 2020
Pembroke College, Old Library
Ruby Hughes, Joseph Middleton - piano

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Unfortunately Kitty Whatley is unwell.  However Ruby Hughes has agreed to sing.  She will be singing:
Purcell: Music for a while (arr. Tippett), Bonvuca’s song (arr.Tippett), An Epithalamium (arr. Tippet)
Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op.15 – VII: Träumerei, Frauenliebe und Leben Op.42
Ives: Serenity, Housatonic at Stockbridge, Songs my mother taught me
Britten: Ca the Yowes, I come ye not from Newcastle, At the mid hour of night
Mahler: Rückert Lieder
Since winning the Kathleen Ferrier Awards, and being selected as a BBC New Generation Artist, mezzo-soprano Kitty Whately has been a regular guest at the finest musical centres. She returns to Pembroke College with Joseph Middleton, described in the New York Times as ‘the perfect accompanist’, ahead of their Wigmore Hall recital together later this spring. They perform a programme which includes Mahler’s Rückert Lieder, alongside songs by Alma Mahler, and English songs by Rebecca Clarke, Stanford, Judith Weir, Howells, Juliana Hall and Joseph Horowitz. (8pm, 29 February).
Robert Schumann - Widmung
Clara Schumann -
    Liebst du um schönheit 
    Ihr Bildnis
    Sie liebten sich beide
Alma Mahler-
        Bei dir ist es traut 
        Ich wandle unter Blumen 
        Laue Sommernacht 
Gustav Mahler - Rückert Lieder
Rebecca Clarke - The Seal Man
Stanford - La Belle Dame sans merci
Judith Weir - Song of a girl ravished away by the fairies
Howells - King David
Juliana Hall - Godiva
Horowitz - Lady Macbeth, A Scena 
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Running time:

2 hours

Approximate, and subject to change