Reid Chamber Concert

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
1.10 pm

"... what are all these kissings worth if thou kiss not me ...?
From hazy desire, excitement and declaration to rejection, desolation and loss; today the different facets of love are explored through a journey of song.


Beth Mackay - mezzo-soprano
Simon Smith - pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


My Lagan Love ... (Irish Trad.) arr. Hamilton Harty

Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben ... Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

A Chloris ... Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)

Notre Amour ... Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn (from 'Zigeunerlieder') ... Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Love's Philosophy ... Roger Quilter (1877-1953)

Intermezzo ... Simon Smith (b. 1983)
   (piano solo, first performance)

Upon my lap my Sovereign sits ... Howard Skempton (b. 1947)

Canción De Cuna Para Dormir A Un Negrito ... Xavier Montsalvatge (1912-2002)

¿Con qué la lavaré ... Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999)

¿De dónde venís, amore? ... Joaquin Rodrigo

Oft have I sighed ... Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

Verborgenheit (Secrecy) ... Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)

Schweig einmal Still ... Hugo Wolf

Bist du bei mir ... attr. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Seguidilla (from 'Carmen') ... Georges Bizet (1838-1875)



Performance Type:

4-page white A4 folded (with green header)
Programme Notes: 

Programme note for the Intermezzo by Simon Smith and texts with translations provided for all the songs.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Admission free
[Reid] Professor: 
Reid School of Music

Forthcoming concert listed at the end of the printed programme

First Performance in World: 
Intermezzo for piano solo