Gemma Summerfield

Song Recital with Sebastian Wybrew, Piano and Trish Knight Webb, Reader

A song recital with readings to celebrate the Lives and Loves of Women from both ends of the spectrum!  This recital includes the sublime Frauenliebe und Leben by Schumann.

British soprano Gemma Summerfield was winner of both First Prize and the Loveday Song Prize at the 2015 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, and the Jean Meikle Prize for a Duo together with Sebastian Wybrew at the 2017 Wigmore Hall International Song Competition.

Sebastian Wybrew is a renowned accomplished pianist, frequently to be heard on Radio3, and Trish Knight Webb is our renowned local thespian stepping from the shade of committee work back into the limelight!

Listen to Gemma singing one of the Sibelius songs - Flickan here
Wednesday 27th June 2018 - 11:30am (Coffee served from 10.30am)
Tickets Adult £10, Student £2

Sponsors: Dr and Mrs Colin Smith, Mrs Sally Mallinson
This concert is supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust

‘A showstopper - pure vocal champagne’  The Telegraph


Gemma Summerfield – Soprano
Sebastian Wybrew – Piano
Trish Knight-Webb – Reader

Schumann Frauenliebe und Leben
1. Seit ich ihn gesehen - Since I saw him
2. Er, der Herrlichste von allen - He, the noblest of all
3. Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben - I cannot grasp or believe it

Gallop Apace Shakespeare
What Fire is this Shakespeare

4. Du Ring an meinem Finger - Your ring upon my finger
5.. Helft mir, ihr Schwestern - Help me, sisters
6. Süßer Freund, du blickest mich verwundert an - Sweet friend, you gaze
7. An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust - At my heart, at my breast
8. Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan - Now you have caused me pain for the first time

Beautiful lie the Dead Stephen Phillips
The Widow Wendy Cope

Vilse, Op.17
Sen har Op.17

Down by the Sally Gardens W.B.Yeats
Joan Hunter Dunne John Betjamen
When I’m Old Jenny Josephs

Porgi Amor Bloody Men Wendy Cope
Mistress Page Shakespeare

Quilter - from Seven Elizabethan Lyrics
1. Weep You No More
2. My Life’s Delight
3. Damask Roses
6. By a Fountain Side
7. Fair House of Joy
St Mary's Church
Church Street