Kate Royal soprano

Christine Rice mezzo-soprano

Julius Drake piano

Opera stars Kate Royal and Christine Rice combine forces with one of the world’s pre-eminent collaborative pianists for an enchanting ensemble concert. From Brahms’ vibrant Zigeunerlieder cycle, through ravishing duets by Schumann and Brahms, the programme culminates with gems of music theatre by Kurt Weill including settings of Hammerstein and Brecht.

Johannes Brahms
Zigeunerlieder (solo version)
Die Schwestern
Die Meere

Robert Schumann
Erste Begegnung
In der Nacht

Kurt Weill
Berlin im Licht
Nanna's Lied
Buddy on the Night Shift
Es regnet
Je ne t’aime pas
Alabama Song


Duration: approximately 70 minutes (no interval)

Venue: Middle Temple Hall
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"lit up by Rice’s full-spectrum mezzo – imperious and convincing across her range"

The Arts Desk


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