barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Bel Canto: the songs of Donizetti and Bellini

Friday 3 March 1.10pm

Sarah-Jane Brandon soprano
Stephanie Marshall mezzo-soprano
Gary Matthewman piano

The lyrical and captivating bel canto songs of Bellini and Donizetti are explored by opera singers Sarah-Jane Brandon and Stephanie Marshall, and their pianist Gary Matthewman. The programme includes selections of songs from Donizetti and Bellini’s Composizioni da Camera volumes.

Programme includes:

L’aurora il fiore
‘O mio Fernando’ from La Favorita
‘Ah! Non credea…Ah! Non giunge’ from La Sonnambula
‘Mira o Norma’ from Norma

University Women’s Choir

Friday 24 March 1.10pm

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Birmingham University Singers

Friday 17 March 1.10pm

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Chetham’s School of Music

Friday 10 March 1.10pm

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Giovanni Bellini (about 1430 – 1516)

A Portrait of a Boy