Elizabeth Watts, Lieder prize winner at Cardiff Singer of the World in 2007, was described as ‘one of the most beautiful voices Britain has produced in a generation’ by International Record Review. Elizabeth has given recitals at the UK’s leading venues including London’s Purcell Room, Bridgewater Hall and at the Aldeburgh and Cheltenham Festivals. Educated at King’s, Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music, Simon is professor of piano accompaniment at the Royal College of Music, teaches at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and is an official accompanist for BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. Their programme, also to be performed at the WigmoreHall, includes music by Strauss, Duparc and Britten, as well as Spanish composers: Granados, Guastavino, Rodrigo and Obradors.
- WORLD-CLASS PERFORMANCE
Elizabeth Watts & Simon Lepper · accompanist -- 7th March 2014