Vocal recital- ‘A Winter Romance’
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Vocal recital- ‘A Winter Romance’

Mezzo-soprano Prudence Dunstone and pianist Maryleigh Hand present A Winter Romance at an August afternoon recital in North Sydney. The concert will include Italian songs by female composers of the early nineteenth century, amongst them, Marietta Brambilla, Isabella Colbran and Maria Malibran. Also on the programme will be songs by Duparc, Elgar and Strauss. Tickets: At the door….

Youth and Love
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Youth and Love

  The Dunstone and Hand Duo’s second concert for 2012, Youth and Love, will feature Debussy’s Trois  Chansons de Bilitis and Schumann’s  Sieben Lieder von Elisabeth Kulmann. Mezzo-soprano Prudence Dunstone and pianist Maryleigh hand will also perform some Italian songs and some charming songs by Sibelius. The Sydney based duo has been performing together for over 10 years. Prudence Dunstone describes the programme: “Debussy’s Trois Chansons de Bilitis are…

A tribute to Kathleen Ferrier
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A tribute to Kathleen Ferrier

One hundred years after her birth in 1912, and her untimely death in 1952 aged 41, the English contralto Kathleen Ferrier remains a revered and much-loved figure. In her honour, mezzo-soprano Prudence Dunstone and pianist Maryleigh Hand present A Tribute to Kathleen Ferrier to recreate some of the aura around Ferrier and the songs she sang.  Kathleen Ferrier started her…