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Recital

A recital to celebrate the end of the academic year at the Royal College of Music.
Free, no ticket required.

12 noon in the Royal College of Music Recital Hall

Dan D'Souza Baritone
Paul McKenzie Piano

“Be still, my beating heart”: The interplay of love and death in song

The killing of a loved one
Edward, Edward                                                       I. Gurney                   

Love’s bitter rejection of the grave
The Phantom                                                            G. Finzi                       
Die Feindlichen Brüder                                            R. Schumann

Love descends to the grave
Der Arme Peter I, II, III                                             R. Schumann             

Love’s triumphant overcoming of the grave
Mit Myrten und Rosen                                             R. Schumann
By a Bierside                                                            I. Gurney         

SHORT INTERVAL

Innocent Death
George                                                                     W. Bolcom
The Golden Willow Tree                                          A. Copland                 
The Cruel Mother                                                     N. Muhly                    
The Bitter Withy                                                       N. Muhly

What happens when it goes wrong
Ching-a-ring Chaw                                                   A. Copland               

What happens when it goes right
Lord! I married me a wife                                         B. Britten

Earlier Event: May 21
Contemporary Opera
Later Event: June 11
Bach Cantatas