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Lotte Betts-Dean & Joseph Havlat

From Norfolk to Newfoundland: Folk Songs of the World

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Lotte Betts-Dean           Mezzo-Soprano
Joseph Havlat               Piano

Ralph Vaughan-Williams: Folksong Arrangements from Norfolk and Newfoundland
Isabella Gellis: Three Folksongs WORLD PREMIERE
Ernest J Moeran: Norfolk Folksongs
Maurice Ravel: Chants populaires
Doreen H. Senior: The Broken Ring (Folksongs of Nova Scotia)
Bela Bartók: 8 Hungarian Folksongs BB47
Josephine Stephenson: New Work WORLD PREMIERE
Johannes Brahms: Selections from Deutsche Volkslieder WoO33
Percy Grainger: English Folksong Arrangements
Ruth Wall: My Lagan Love

Australian recital duo Lotte Betts-Dean (mezzo soprano) and Joseph Havlat (piano) present an entertaining and intimate journey through the world of Folksong. The programme features wonderfully varied arrangements of traditional tunes from around the world, including Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Hungary. The folk songs of Norfolk will naturally also feature in the programme, as arranged by Vaughan-Williams and Moeran.

The programme will also include world premiere arrangements from Josephine Stephenson and Isabella Gellis, written especially for the occasion.


 ‘…impressive control, an irrepressible sense of drama and extraordinary self-assurance…Betts-Dean manoeuvredunflustered between registers and vocal modes with an unbroken sense of line and an unmissable, urgent musicality…she’s certainly one to watch.’ Flora Willson, The Guardian

Important information

Age guidance: All ages welcome

Duration: 1 hour

Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform 2019: Lotte Betts Dean & Joseph Havlat


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25 May

01:00 pm

£5.00 - £25.00

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