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Jennifer Johnston: Mezzo Soprano
Alisdair Hogarth: Piano
“Songs for a Sunday Morning”
Elgar: Sabbath Morning at Sea
Ireland: A Thanksgiving
Ireland: Her Song
Butterworth: Bredon Hill
Howells: Come Sing and Dance
Britten: At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners
Warlock: The Frostbound Wood
Dunhill: To the Queen of Heaven
Vaughan Williams: 5 Mystical Songs
BBC Radio 3 kicks of its series of New Generation Artist showcases at Sage Gateshead with the remarkable British mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston.
Jennifer is in her second and final year of this BBC scheme, and has already been named by BBC Music Magazine as a “Rising Star”. She has given recitals at London’s Wigmore Hall and performed with the BBC orchestras as well as taking part in a number of high profile opera roles throughout Europe and a recent international tour of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
With pianist Alisdair Hogarth, Jennifer brings a beautiful selection of English songs for a Sunday morning to Sage Gateshead, including music by Elgar, Britten, Warlock and Vaughan Williams.
Jennifer Johnston © Richard Ecclestone