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Imogen Cooper Music Trust Presents | Lotte Betts-Dean and Friends

2 September 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall

Australian duo Lotte Betts-Dean (mezzo soprano) and Joseph Havlat (piano) invite you into the stunning Salon at 30 Pavilion Road in London’s Knightsbridge for an intimate recital of European art song and folksong arrangements.

The renowned British pianist Dame Imogen Cooper and Australian violist Brett Dean join Lotte as special guests for Brahms’ iconic and beloved Zwei Gesänge Op. 91. This recital is presented by the Imogen Cooper Music Trust.

Lotte Betts-Dean – mezzo soprano

Joseph Havlat – piano

With special guest artists:

Brett Dean – viola

Dame Imogen Cooper – piano


Manuel de Falla – Siete cançiones populares españolas (1914)

i. El paño moruno

iii. Asturiana

vi. Cancion

Judith Weir – Songs From The Exotic (1987)

i. Sevdalino, my little one

ii. In the lovely village of Nevesinje

iii. The Romance of Count Arnaldos

iv. The song of a girl ravished away by the fairies in South Uist

Olivier Messiaen – Trois mélodies (1930)

i. Pourquoi?

ii. La sourire

iii. La fiancée perdue

Maurice Ravel – Cinq mélodies populaires grecques (1904)

i. Chanson de la mariée

ii. Là-bas, vers l’église

iii. Quel galant m’est comparable

iv. Chanson de cueilleuses de lentisques

v. Tout gai!

Johannes Brahms – Ophelia-Lieder (1873)

i. Wie erkenn’ ich dein Treulieb

ii. Sein Leichenhemd weiss

iii. Auf morgen ist Sankt Valentins Tag

iv. Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss

v. Und kommt er nicht mehr zurück?

Johannes Brahms – Zwei Geistliche Lieder Op. 91 for viola, alto and piano (1884)

i. Gestillte Sehnsucht

ii. Geistliches Wiegenlied

Kurt Weill

i. Berlin im Licht (1928)

ii. Der Abschiedsbrief (1933)