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Master of Music Performance Recital Event

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17:00 - 22:00
17 September 2019
Turner Sims

Event details

The University of Southampton’s Music Department showcases the final performances of MMUS Music Students. Recitals will take place during the evenings from 16 – 19 September 2019 at either Turners Sims or The Brook. Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 17.00

Performer: Ning Xinmeng (Nora), voice
Accompanist: Karen Kingsley, piano

O Had I Jubal’s Lyre (Joshua) George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759)
How Beautiful are the Feet (Messiah) George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759)
Widmung Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Die Lotosblume Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Three settings of Shakespeare:
Under the Greenwood Tree
Ophelia’s Song
Fairy Lullaby

Thomas Arne (1710-1778)
Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994)
Amy Beach (1867-1944)
Batti, batti o bel Masero (Don Giovanni)                  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)  Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
La Pastorella delle Alpi   Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
*** Interval ***  
Out of my dreams (Oklahoma)                        Rodgers and Hammerstein
Think of Me (The Phantom of the Opera)               Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948-)
Three Chinese Songs:
Me and my country (我和我的祖国)
I love the land (我爱这土地)
A glass of wine (一杯美酒)
Ah! Non credea mirarti…….
….. Ah! Non giunge (La Sonnambula)

Vincenzo Bellini (1801 – 1835)


Time: 18.15

Performer: Yuxi Zeng, voice
Accompanist: Karen Kingsley, piano
Programme: TBC


Time: 19.30

Performer: Paul Du Plessis Smith, voice
Accompanist: Claudia Grinnell, Assistant Organist of Winchester Cathedral
Programme: Masters student Paul du Plessis-Smith will give a recital of works by Buxtehude, Couperin, Handel, Humfrey, Marcello and Zelenka


Time: 20.45

Performer: Geoffrey Horton, voice (bass-baritone)
Accompanist: Jennifer Partridge, piano
Programme: Love, Loss and Longing - A Song Recital

Geoffrey's recital will embrace the emotions of love both lost, rejected and found; loss of life and sight; and longing through hope and dreams. His programme will transport us across three centuries of music, to include Carissimi, Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Bizet, Somervell and Ireland, and take us from baroque Italy to the English countryside via the romance of Vienna, the mystery of medieval Germany and the exoticism of Ceylon.


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