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26. Love Notes: I’ll Sing Yours if You’ll Play Mine
August 18 @ 2:30 pm
This concert is presented by Newcastle City Council
Michael Lampard (baritone), Ross Fiddes (piano)
When two composers join forces on stage, anything is possible! Baritone Michael Lampard and pianist Ross Fiddes perform each other’s song cycles, along with music of Bach, Beethoven, Verdi and Cole Porter.
JS BACH Contrapunctus IV (from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080)
BEETHOVEN “An die ferne Geliebte” (“To the Distant Beloved”, Op. 98)
VERDI Arias – “Di Provenza” (La Traviata), Alzati! Eritu (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Ross FIDDES Love Stories (texts by John Shaw Neilson) – World Premiere
Michael LAMPARD So Young and Fair (texts by James Joyce) – World Premiere
Cole PORTER Songs – “Begin The Beguine”, ”In the Still of the Night”, “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”, “I Concentrate On You”, “So In Love”, “The Tale of the Oyster”