Opera in Song

Carmen in Song
Tuesday 28 June, 7.30pm

Mezzo-soprano Adèle Charvet, baritone Julien Van Mellaerts and pianist Simon Lepper retell the story of Carmen through the music of Ravel, Poulenc, Granados, Ginastera and Massenet.

Unsung Heroines
Wednesday 29 June, 7.30pm

Soprano Louise Alder, the Opera Holland Park Young Artists and pianist Gary Matthewman celebrate the work of female composers including Clara Schumann, Fanny Hensel, Lili Boulanger and Libby Larsen. The recital will be held in support of Solace Women’s Aid.

America in Song
Sunday 3 July, 7.30pm

Soprano Francesca Chiejina, mezzo-soprano Kitty Whately, tenor Frederick Jones, baritone Alex Otterburn and pianist Dylan Perez explore American song from art song to Broadway.


Winter Journey
1 July, 7.30pm

Baritone Roderick Williams and pianist Ella O’Neill perform Winterreise in Jeremy Sams’s English translation, Winter Journey.

Die schöne Müllerin
2 July, 7.30pm

Julien Van Mellaerts and James Baillieu perform Die schöne Müllerin in the original language, framed by the poet Wilhelm Müller’s prologue and epilogue in English. 

Schwanengesang and Errollyn Wallen
3 July, 3pm

BBC New Generation Artists Ema Nikolovska and Kunal Lahiry present Schwanengesang alongside the world premiere of The Lake, composed by Errollyn Wallen as a reflection and response to Schubert’s final collection of songs.