Date: Thursday 1st June 2017 at 7.30pm
Where: St Peter’s Parish Church

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An outstanding lieder singer, Anna Huntley has returned to English National Opera in addition to her other work. Recent highlights include recitals at Wigmore Hall, Saffron Hall, the Blüthner Zylkus at the Palais Eschenbach, Klavierfest Herten, Bath and St. Magnus Festivals. She made her debut with the Wiener Symphoniker at the Konzerthaus with Daniel Harding, performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra (broadcast by Radio 3), Haydn’s Harmoniemesse with the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andras Schiff and performed Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the City of London Sinfonia.

Neapolitan pianist Emma Abbate enjoys a demanding career as a piano accompanist and chamber musician, working with some of the finest singers and instrumentalists of her generation. She has performed in duo recitals for international festivals throughout Europe and at many prestigious UK venues in addition to broadcasts on BBC Radio 3.




Ottorino Respighi 4 songs
Franz Schubert Three Petrarch’s Sonnets
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedessco
from Shakespeare Sonnets
Gioachino Rossini La Regata Veneziana
Michael Head
3 songs of Venice
Benjamin Britten
A selection of folk songs

Anna Huntley
mezzo-soprano
accompanied by

Emma Abbate

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