Samling Academy ‘Conversation Pieces’

Friday 14 July, Sage Gateshead

Samling Academy ‘Conversation Pieces’

Friday 14 July, 7.30 pm Sage Gateshead

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Eavesdrop on the intimate thoughts and words of friends, families and lovers through poetry, song and opera. Samling Academy’s semi-staged summer concert follows the art of conversation and reveals how music speaks when words fail.

The concert is directed by Samling Artists Miranda Wright and pianist Leo Nicholson who will also accompany the Academy Singers.

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This concert will also be performed on Tuesday 11 July at Saltburn Arts. Details here


Im vorübergehn, Carl Loewe
Vado ma dove? O Dei, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

O dear, what can the matter be, Trad
Yarmouth Fair, arr. Peter Warlock
Liebhabers Ständchen, Robert Schumann
Why have you stolen my delight, Michael Head

Sull’aria Le nozze di Figaro, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Der Taubenpost Schwanengesang, Franz Schubert
Als Luise die Briefe, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Your council all is urged in vain Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell
Le faccio un inchino Il matrimonio segreto, Domenico Cimarosa

Scots Song, James MacMillan
A Pretty, bonny lass, John Farmer

Telephone All you who sleep tonight, Jonathan Dove
Oh! Just what I wanted The Telephone, Gian Carlo Menotti

My dearest, my fairest Pausanias, the Betrayer of his Country, Henry Purcell
Duo Seraphim, Richard Dering

Mr and Mrs Webb say Goodnight, Leonard Bernstein
All you who sleep tonight, Jonathan Dove

Tell me the truth about love, Cabaret Songs, Benjamin Britten