Tenor Ted Black was recently a finalist in the world-famous Kathleen Ferrier Awards. He is currently singing two major Mozart roles for Opera Wrocław in Poland before he returns to the prestigious Benjamin Britten Opera School at the Royal College of Music.
Together with Oxford Lieder Artistic Director, pianist Sholto Kynoch, Ted will present a journey in song from the bright city lights of Francis Poulenc’s Paris, to the USA and Hans Eisler’s Hollywood Songbook, and finally back to England for songs by Ivor Gurney.
Francis Poulenc – Voyage á Paris
– Tel Jour Telle Nuit
Dutilleux – San Francisco Night
Hans Eisler, from the Hollywood Songbook:
Die Stadt ist nach den Engeln
Diese Stadt hat mich belehrt
Claude Debussy – De Soir
Cheryl Frances-Hoad – Marching Through Time
Muriel Herbert – I hear an army charging
Rebecca Clarke – The Seal Man
Hamilton Harty – The Sea Wrack
Michael Tippett – The Dancer
Ivor Gurney – Lights Out
Muriel Herbert – Renouncement