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Dark swallows shall return: Spanish songs of the Romantic era

21 November 2016 @ 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm


Tomás Bretón:
– Las golondrinas
– Seis poesías de Bécquer: No. 5 Cuando entre la sombra oscura

José Espí Ulrich:
– Nevando
– Serenata española

Gabriel Rodríguez:
– Rimas de Bécquer: No. 1 Si al mecer las azules campanillas
– Rimas de Bécquer: No. 4 Hoy como ayer

Fermín María Álvarez:
– Idealismo: ¡Tú!
– Idealismo: ¡Yo!

Felipe Pedrell
– La primavera: No. 3 De celístia matinera
– La primavera: No. 4 Mirant d’una viola

Marcial del Adalid
– Serenata M.A.1, No. 39a
– El pescador M.A.1, No. 41
– Serenata M.A.1, No. 51
– La imagen M.A.1, No. 54a

Jorge Navarro Colorado tenor

Jorge Navarro Colorado graduated from the Opera Course of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, is a Britten-Pears Alumnus and a Samling Artist.

He has worked with conductors included Antonio Pappano, William Christie, Laurence Cummings, David Angus, Renato Balsadonna, Stephen Barlow, Gianluca Marcianò and Philip Pickett, and has sung and understudied principal roles with Scottish Opera, Wexford Festival Opera, Glyndebourne, Garsington, Grange Park, British Youth Opera, Chelsea Opera Group, New Chamber Opera and the New London Consort, with a repertoire ranging from the Baroque to the 21st century.

Concert highlights have included the St John Passion at St John’s, Smith Square, B minor Mass in Bologna Festival, The Tempest at Cité de la Musique in Paris, Messiah with the London Festival Opera and with Orquestra Barroca Catalana, the tenor solos in the closing concert of the Mozartiana Festival in Gdansk, and Mozart’s Requiem with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

He was a Finalist in the Oxford Lieder Competition, a semi finalist in the London Handel Singing Competition and the Bach Society Singing Prize, and won the Manning Tenor Prize, the Garsington Chorus Award and the Beca Bach 2015.

Jorge will sing the tenor solos in a series of concerts of Bach Cantatas in Israel in 2017, and will do his debut in the acclaimed Göttingen Handel Festival, conducted by Laurence Cummings.

For more details, please visit www.jorgencolorado.com

Ricardo Gosalbo Guenot piano

Ricardo Gosalbo is a Spanish-French collaborative pianist. He is a Junior Fellow at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and a Spanish vocal music coach at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he has also held a fellowship. A devoted champion of Spanish and Hispano-American vocal music, he serves as artistic coordinator of the Spanish Song and Zarzuela Festival and habitually directs events featuring Spanish music.

A multifaceted music collaborator, Ricardo is a founding member of the Deco Ensemble, praised as ‘one of the UK’s finest tango ensembles’. He has performed extensively with classical singers throughout Europe and has won numerous prizes for it, including the ‘Prix de Lied’ at the Concours International de chant-piano Nadia et Lili Boulanger, the Guildhall Piano Accompaniment Prize, the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform and the Paul Hamburger Prize for voice and piano duo. He has also worked with contemporary dancers and choreographers, having performed with the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, the Deutsches Fernsehballett and the Polish Dance Theatre.

For more information please visit www.ricardogosalbo.com


21 November 2016
1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
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Song in the City
The Parish and Ward Church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate
London, EC2M 3TL United Kingdom
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