Mary Bevan: Echo by Richard Peirson


Rhinegold LIVE performance, Conway Hall

Soprano Mary Bevan and ENO repetiteur Richard Peirson presented a musical voyage through the various stages of love at their recital on 10 November 2014, with a programme of songs and arias tracing the themes of infatuation and flirtation through to parting and death. The duo performed German Lieder by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Wolf, Strauss and Schönberg; French mélodie by Fauré, Debussy and Charpentier; and English songs by Britten, Quilter and the world premiere of Richard Peirson’s ‘Echo’, completed especially for this recital.

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