Rebecca Lea Sample Repertoire List

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OPERA ARIAS


Britten

Embroidery Aria (Peter Grimes)
Tiny’s Aria (Paul Bunyan)
How beautiful it is (Turn of the Screw)

Donizzetti

So anch’io la virtu magica                   (Don Pasquale)

Handel

Piangero la sorte mia (Giulio Cesare)
Tornami vagheggiar (Alcina)
Barbara, io ben lo so (Alcina)
Di, cor mio (Alcina)
Hush, ye pretty warbling choirs (Acis and Galatea)
Heart, the seat of soft delight (Acis and Galatea)
Author of Peace (Saul)

Massenet

Adieu, notre petite table (Manon)
Frère, voyez  (Werther)

Menotti

Steal me, sweet thief (The Old Maid and the Thief)

Mozart

Ach, ich fühl's (Die Zauberflöte)
Zeffiretti lusinghieri (Idomeneo
Una donna di quindici anni (Cosi fan tutte)
S'altro che lacrime ( La Clemenza di Tito)
Batti, batti (Don Giovanni) 
Deh vieni non tardar (Le nozze di Figaro)

Poulenc

Les mamelles de Tiresias (Les mamelles de Tiresias)

Puccini

O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)

 

ART SONG

Barber

Hermit Songs (1953)

Berg

Vier Lieder Op. 2

Britten

On this Island (1937)

Debussy

Ariettes Oubliées (1887)
Quatre chansons de jeunesse
Deux Romances (1891) 

Howells  

Two Afrikaans Songs (1929-31) 

Poulenc

Chansons villageoises (1942)
Le bêstiare (1920)       

Purcell

The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation
Suite from The Fairy Queen

Barber

Hermit Songs (1953)

Berg

Vier Lieder Op. 2

Britten

On this Island (1937)

Debussy

Ariettes Oubliées (1887)
Quatre chansons de jeunesse
Deux Romances (1891) 

Howells  

Two Afrikaans Songs (1929-31) 

Howells  

Two Afrikaans Songs (1929-31) 

Poulenc

Chansons villageoises (1942)

Poulenc  

Le bestiare (1920)       

Purcell

The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation
Suite from The Fairy Queen  

Ravel

Histoires naturelles (1906)

Ravel

Chansons Madécasses (1925)
(soprano, cello, flute, piano) 

Reimann 

Sieben Kinderlieder (1962) 

Schubert   

Mignon Lieder (1826)

Walton

A Song for the Lord Mayor’s Table (1962)

 

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC


Judith Weir

King Harald’s Saga (1979)
(soprano solo)

Judith Weir

The Consolations of Scholarship
(soprano and ensemble)
(1985)

Detlev Glanert

Contemplation of a Portrait of
The Divine (1991)
(Soprano and ensemble

Gary Carpenter

One Hundred Tiny Operas about
Britain (2010)
(Soprano, Mezzo Soprano and
Ensemble)

Adam Gorb

Wedding Breakfast (1993)
(soprano and tambourine)

Alexander Goehr

Sing, Ariel (1985)
(mezzo soprano, two sopranos and ensemble)

John Tavener

Akhmatova Songs
(soprano and cello)

Bernard Foucrolle

Rilke Lieder (2010)
(soprano, violin, cello and piano)

David Curington

Lonely Hearts (2010)
(soprano and piano)

Laurence Tompkins

Quill Setting (2009)
(soprano and orchestra)

Steve Jackson

Woburn Story (2009)
(soprano, cello and electronics)

Tom Lane

Flatpack: An Opera in IKEA (2006)

James Kelly

The Harlot (2010)
(soprano and piano)

Huw Watkins

Five Larkin Songs (2010)
(soprano and piano)

Jonathan Harvey

Ah, Sunflower
(soprano and piano)

Eve Harrison

The Rose Collector (2008)
(soprano and gongs)

Jonathan Dove

Out of Winter (2003)

 

WEDDINGS

Bach

Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring

Bach/ Gounoud

Ave Maria

Fauré

Pie Jesu

Franck

Panis Angelicus

Puccini

O mio babbino caro

Schubert

Ave Maria

Eva Cassidy

Songbird

Other wedding repertoire can be arranged on request.

 

 

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