7 PM ST. MARY’S CHURCH, SOUTH CREAKE
LOUISE ALDER soprano
STEF VAN HERTEN horn
SHOLTO KYNOCH piano
GOUNOD Larghetto from Six Mélodies for horn and piano DEBUSSY Ariettes oubliées
SCHUMANN Romance in A minor, Op.94 no.1
STRAUSS Five songs
Conradin KREUTZER Das Mühlrad
SCHUMANN Four Mignon songs
LACHNER Frauenliebe und -Leben
VERDI Stornello and Lo Spazzocamino PUCCINI Morire?
DONIZETTI Dirti addio
Louise Alder was born in London and studied first at the University of Edinburgh and later at the International Opera School at the Royal College of Music.
She represented England in the 2017 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition where she won the Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize.
Highlights this year include the title role in La Calisto at theTeatro Real, Madrid, the Messiah in Berlin in Frederic Wake-Walker’s acclaimed production, and on tour with the Monteverdi Choir in the title role in Handel’s Semele. She will make her debut at the San Francisco Opera in Handel’s Partenope in 2020, again in the title role.
Born inThe Netherlands, French horn player Stef van Herten is a member of the Oper Frankfurt orchestra. He also appears with orchestras around the world as a soloist.
Pianist Sholto Kynoch makes his first of two appearances at NNMF. He is internationally known as a pianist working with the world’s leading singers and also as the Founder and Director of Oxford Lieder which is held every autumn.
This concert is generously supported by Richard and Briony Linsell, and Susan Thaw