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Newcastle Music Festival 2019 | The Poet, The Music & The Muse

7 August 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession $25 | Child under 5 free | Family (2 adults + 2 children) $80
Group bookings discounts of 10% are also available for 10 persons or more

Rising star, mezzo-soprano Genevieve Dickson now calls Newcastle home. She is a member of the Pacific Opera’s Young Artist Program, and has performed with Lyric Opera of Melbourne, Melbourne CitiOpera, and the Operation Quartet. Her recital will include delightful songs by Australian novelist Henry Handel (Ethel Florence) Richardson (famous for The Fortunes of Richard Mahony and The Getting of Wisdom), and compositions by Rachmaninov, Brahms, Elgar, Quilter and Ross Fiddes.

Performers:

  • Genevieve Dickson | mezzo soprano
  • Ross Fiddes | piano

Program:

  • Henry Handel RICHARDSON
    • The Irishman’s Song
    • Dregs
    • Regret Not Me
    • Erster Verlust
    • Lad Vaaren komme (Let Spring Come)
  • Sergei RACHMANINOV
    • Music
    • The Muse
    • The Poet
    • So Many Hours, so many fancies
  • Johannes BRAHMS
    • Meine Lieder (My Songs)
    • Ruhe, Sussliebchen (Rest thee, my love)
    • Von ewiger Liebe (Love Lasts for Ever)
  • Ross FIDDES
    • I’m a Girl (from “Abelard and Heloise”)
    • The Crucifixion (Spiritual – arrangement)
    • I Had No Human Speech
  • Roger QUILTER
    • Music When Soft Voices Die
  • Edward ELGAR
    • The Poet’s Life
 

Venue

Adamstown Uniting Church, Adamstown
228 Brunker R​oad
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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