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Freedom Sessions: The Elements 

performed by

Julia Kogan, soprano
Sholto Kynoch, piano

Julia Kogan - Soprano


Join us for an especially selected programme of Earth-themed songs and arias underneath Luke Jerram's installation, Gaia, in the splendour of Hull Minster.

Programme  - The Elements 

H. Wolf - Er ist's 
L. Hoiby - The Serpent 

S. Rachmaninoff - "Spring Waters" 
Maks Goldins - Lomir singen 

Ravel - "Arrière! Je rechauffe les bons"

H. Purcell - When I am laid in Earth - Dido's lament 

F. Faure - Après un rêve 

F. Schubert - "Die junge Nonne" 

F. Poulenc - Fleurs 
Rachmaninoff S. - The Lilacs 

The Moon
C. Debussy - Clair de lune 
A. Dvorak - Song to the Moon 

G. Gershwin - Blah, Blah, Blah

Julia Kogan is an award-winning American-French coloratura soprano, writer and presenter. She has performed in venues around the world, including multiple appearances at Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., as well as the operas houses of Aix-en-Provence, Toulouse, Toulon, Avignon, Limoges, Indiana, Winnipeg and many others across North and South America, Europe and Africa.

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. In July 2018, Sholto was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in the RAM Honours.

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