Beyond Borders 2017: Victoria Li, Martins Smaukstelis and Benjamin Lim


14 Aug 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM




Generously supported in her studies by the Guildhall Trust, Hamish Dyer Young Musicians' Scholarship, and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust Derek Butler Award, Victoria Songwei Li is a Singaporean soprano currently based in London as a first year postgraduate student and the William Ganz Vocal Scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, studying with Yvonne Kenny and Eugene Asti.

Join Victoria and Latvian tenor Martins Smaukstelis as they present a selection of beautiful arias and songs! The pianist for the evening will be Benjamin Lim.

Caro nome – Verdi (Rigoletto)
Malinconia ninfa gentile – Bellini
Funiculì, funiculà – L. Denza
Vanne o rosa, fortunata – Bellini
Saper vorreste – Verdi (Un ballo in maschera)
Chiedi all’aura lusinghiera – Donizetti (L’elisir d’amore)
Ange adorable – Gounod (Roméo et Juliette)
Je suis encor tout étourdie – Massenet (Manon)
Vainemant – Lalo (Le Roi d’Ys)
Ah tardai troppo… O luce di quest’anima – Donizetti (Linda di Chamounix)


Kuda kuda – Tchaikovsky (Eugene Onegin)
Son “A Dream” – Rachmaninoff
Lilacs – Rachmaninoff
Zdes’ khorosho “How fair this spot” – Rachmaninoff
Ne poy krasavitsa pri mne “Do not sing to me again” – Rachmaninoff
Ja vas ljubil “I loved you” – Medtner
Noch’ “Night” – Medtner
Vel tu rozes pluc “You’re still gathering the flowers” – E. Dārziņš
Brīnos es “I wonder” – A. Kalniņš
Song of the off-stage singer – Lemeshev Arensky (Rafael)
Zueignung – Strauss
Die nacht – Strauss
Allerseelen – Strauss
Gretchen am Spinnrade – Schubert
Arie aus dem Spiegel von Arcadien – Schoenberg
Libiamo ne’lieti calici – Verdi (La Traviata)

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