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4. The Poet, the Music & the Muse
Wednesday August 7 @ 7:30 pm
Tickets: Adults $35| Concession $25| Family of 4 $80|
This is a Festival Pass event.
Genevieve Dickson (mezzo soprano) and Ross Fiddes (piano)
Rising star, mezzo-soprano Genevieve Dickson now calls Newcastle home. She is a member of the Pacific Opera’s Young Artist Program, and has performed with Lyric Opera of Melbourne, Melbourne CitiOpera, and the Operation Quartet. Her recital will include delightful songs by Australian novelist Henry Handel (Ethel Florence) Richardson (famous for The Fortunes of Richard Mahony and The Getting of Wisdom), and compositions by Rachmaninov, Brahms, Elgar, Quilter and Ross Fiddes.
Henry Handel RICHARDSON
The Irishman’s Song
Regret Not Me
Lad Vaaren komme (Let Spring Come)
So Many Hours, so many fancies
Meine Lieder (My Songs)
Ruhe, Sussliebchen (Rest thee, my love)
Von ewiger Liebe (Love Lasts for Ever)
I’m a Girl (from “Abelard and Heloise”)
The Crucifixion (Spiritual – arrangement)
I Had No Human Speech
Music When Soft Voices Die
The Poet’s Life