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Handel – S’è delitto trar da’ lacci – Act III Lotario HWV 26
Pianist Matthew Jorysz
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Handel – Fra tempeste funeste a quest’alma – Rodelinda
Pianist Leo Nicholson      
Handel – Scherza Infida – Ariodante
Pianist Leo Nicholson  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
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Benjamin Britten – I know a bank – from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Pianist Matthew Jorysz

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Henry Purcell arr. Britten – I take no pleasure
Pianist Matthew Jorysz

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Felix Mendelssohn – Venetianisches Gondellied Op. 57 No. 5
Pianist Matthew Jorysz 
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Dimitri Shostakovich – Прощай, Гренада! Farewell, Granada! from Spanish Songs Op.100 No.1
Pianist Katie Wong
Dimitri Shostakovich – Первая встреча – The First Meeting from Spanish Songs Op.100 No.3
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Vítězslava Kaprálová – Bílym satkem mává, kdo se loući – With a white kerchief he waves – from Vteřiny Op.18 No.1
Pianist Matthew Jorysz 
Vítězslava Kaprálová – Koleda 1937
Pianist Katie Wong

A composer of phenomenal promise who died in France aged just twenty-five from tuberculosis in the summer of 1940, having seen her homeland overrun by the Nazis in the previous year. In Prague she was a pupil of the eccentric Bohuslav Martinů, and upon moving to Paris she may have studied under the prolific Nadia Boulanger. It is tantalising to consider what seminal influences she and Lili Boulanger might have exerted on the course of twentieth century music if they had lived past the age of twenty five.

 

 
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Lord Berners – Red Roses from English Songs – live concert
Pianist Craig White
 
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