Lucy Mair

7.30pm, Saturday 12th October

Der Bunglehoff welcomes back Lucy Mair (soprano) with Helen Ridout (piano) in ‘Unquiet Heart’, a concert spanning some of Lucy’s favourite and most challenging repertoire –  from Strauss, Mozart and Dvorak to traditional English folk and jazz standards.

 

Programme:

The Water is Wide (Trad).
O Do Not Love Too Long – Rorem

Frauenliebe und Leben – R.Schumann
Seit ich ihn gesehen
Er, der Herrlichste von allen
Ich kann’s nicht fassen

Ruhe, meine Seele – R.Strauss
Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém (Rusalka) – Dvorak

Interval

Come Scoglio (Così fan tutte) – Mozart
The Man I Love – Gershwin (piano solo)
Summertime – Gershwin
Cry Me A River – Hamilton
Misty – Garner
I got Rhythm – Gershwin
Early Autumn – Burns&Herman

 

Lucy Mair: soprano

Lucy Mair studied Music and Italian at Royal Holloway, University of London, attended the Conservatorio di Benedetto Marcello, Venice, and graduated with an MMus in Performance and Composition from Newcastle University. She has been awarded bursaries to both Oxenfoord International Summer School and Dartington International Summer School for masterclasses with Joan Rodgers, Emma Kirkby, Karen Cargill, Susan Bullock and Malcolm Martineau, and opera scene work with Janis Kelly, Linda Ormiston and David Cowan.

Lucy performs regular recitals locally. She has performed at the Corbridge and Steyning Festivals, and the Newcastle ‘New Music’ Festival, and gave the UK première of Alain Daniélou’s arrangement of Rabindranath Tagore’s Song Poems. Sacred repertoire includes Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Vivaldi’s Gloria, and Magnificat, Schubert’s Mass in G and Mass in C, Fauré’s Requiem, Bach’s Magnificat, Graun’s Der Tod Jesu and Mozart’s Mass in C.

As a member of Pippa Dames-Longworth’s ‘Singing Salon’, Lucy sings the role of Sandman in their immersive performances of Hansel and Gretel, performed at Charleston House and Gardens, and Pamina (The Magic Flute) and Countess (The Marriage of Figaro), most recently performed at The Royal Pavilion, Brighton.

Visit Lucy’s web site for more info

 

Helen Ridout: accompanist

Helen Ridout – pianist, recent projects include: Repetiteur for Push – a community opera by Howard Moody commissioned by the Battle Festival, pianist for Barefoot Opera ‘Cabaret Fusion’ and ‘Barefoot Ballads’, pianist for ‘Mozart in Russia’ at the Kino-Teatr, director and pianist for ‘Peter and the Wolf, Winter Wonderland concerts’ also at the Kino-Teatr.

Past projects include: pianist – Classical Cabaret touring, tenor sax – the Fairer Sax at the Edinburgh Festival, pianist – Olyver Gypsy Orchestra, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Aldeburgh Festival etc.

 

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