Summer Concert of Songs And Arias At St Nicholas Church

A return visit by pianist Fiachra Garvey joined by soprano Lauren Fagan

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A summer concert of Songs and Arias will be held at St Nicholas Church, Church Street, W4 on Thursday, 22 August.

This is the third visit for the pianist Fiachra Garvey, following his sell out concert last year, and the second time he is joined by the soprano Lauren Fagan.

Doors open 7 for a 7.30 pm start. Tickets are £15 which includes a glass of wine and canapes.

fiachra garvey pianist

Fiachra is the Founder and Artistic Director of the West Wicklow Festival, Ireland, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Dublin International Piano Competition.
He has won prizes in London, Italy, Dublin, Prague and Paris and made his Fazioli Auditorium and Wigmore Hall debuts in 2013. He has also performed in Japan, China, Germany and Switzerland and in London.

lauren fagan sooprao

Australian soprano and rising international star Lauren Fagan is one of 20 finalists in this year’s BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.

She was nominated best ‘Young Singer’ of the year in 2018’s International Opera Awards, and her role debut as Violetta for the UK’s Opera Holland Park last year saw her described by The Guardian as “one of today’s finest young sopranos” and “exceptional throughout.” In 2020 she will return to Opera Holland Park as Tatyana (Eugene Onegin)

Lauren Fagan is a previous member of the Royal Opera House’s renowned Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, and a graduate of London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

The programme is: Schubert: Ganymed, D. 544
Clara Schumann: Three Lieder, Op. 12
Grieg: “Zur Rosenzeit” and “Ein Traum”
from Six Songs, Op. 48
Strauss: Three Songs - “Meinem Kinde”, “Das Rosenband”, “Cacilie”
Puccini: “Senza Mamma” from Suor Angelica
Lilly Vadaneaux: The Cloths of Heaven
Rachmaninoff: “To Her”, “The Rat Catcher”, “The Dream”,
from Six Romances, Op. 38
Poulenc: Deux Poems de Louis Aragon
Dvorak: Song top the Moon

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August 15, 2019

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