Photo credit: Jean Wong

Mary Bevan & Richard Peirson

ReLIVE the recital - 10 November 2014

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.