The Guanajuato Cultural Forum will receive the British baritone Lawrence White in its Mateo Herrera Auditorium – Newsletters

  • It is presented for the first time in Mexico, accompanied by the young Mexican pianist Alain del Real
  • White will offer a program titled Under the English land and sky. Songs of land, love and loss. It will include pieces by British composers such as Warlock, Somervell, Quilter y Butterworthamong others.
  • This recital will take place on Saturday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. in collaboration with The Anglo Mexican Foundation, non-profit association that promotes cultural exchange between Mexico and the United Kingdom

León, Guanajuato on March 23, 2022. The Guanajuato Cultural Forum will receive the English baritone at its Mateo Herrera Auditorium Lawrence White who will perform for the first time in Mexico; the appointment will be next Saturday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. and will be accompanied by the young Mexican pianist Alain del Real.

Lawrence White He has performed as a frequent soloist with standard oratorio repertoire as well as contemporary repertoire by Reich, Andriessen, Birtwistle, Nono, and Saariaho, among others. As a vocal consort collaborator, Lawrence has performed and recorded with The Sixteen, Tenebrae, Ensemble Plus Ultra, The Marian Consort, The Tallis Scholars, Ex Cathedra and Synergy Vocals.

His recent performances include the War Requiem de Britten con la Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Carmina Burana Carl Orff with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Indian Queen Purcell at the London Baroque Music Festival, among others.

For its part, Alain del Real, who will accompany him on the piano, is a graduate of the Morelia Conservatory of Roses; Del Real has participated with internationally renowned musicians such as Falko Hönisch, María Katzarava, James Lebens, Román Revueltas, Alan Pingarrón and Alexander Pashkov, among others. He was a fellow and coach in the program for pianists at the Fine Arts Opera Studio.

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with the title Beneath English earth and sky. Songs of Land, Love and Loss (Under English Land and Sky. Songs of Land, Love and Loss), White will perform works by such British composers as Ivor Gurney, Peter Warlock, Arthur Somervell, William Fenney, George Butterworth y Roger Quilteramong others.

Songs inspired by poems and compositions that pay homage to the English folk song of the early 20th century, ranging from the nostalgia of lost love to stories of young people who have to leave their land to join the war, a theme in keeping with the dramatic reality we are currently experiencing globally. The second part of the program focuses on love songs that evoke the emotion of stolen kisses, where the interpretation of To Juliaby Roger Quilter (1877-1953), considered one of the most prolific English songwriters of the time.

This recital is carried out thanks to the long-term alliance that the Guanajuato Cultural Forum has maintained for several years with Anglo Artsthe cultural department of The Anglo Mexican Foundation, a non-profit association that promotes cultural exchange between Mexico and the United Kingdom, through educational and artistic social impact programs.

This alliance has allowed the presentation at the Roberto Plasencia Saldaña Bicentennial Theater of artistic groups such as the City of London Sinfonia, the Oxford Schola Cantorum, the Theater Re with The Nature of Forgetting or the outstanding Brodsky Quartet, among many others.

The appointment is on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mateo Herrera Auditorium with an access cost of $100 pesos.

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