Lotte Betts-Dean - mezzo & Joseph Havlat - piano
Monday 14 February 2022 19:30
Holy Trinity Church, Ripon

Lotte Betts-Dean - mezzo & Joseph Havlat - piano


Love songs to celebrate Valentine's Day


Celius Dougherty: Love in the Dictionary
Roger Quilter: Love's Philosophy Op 3/1
Benjamin Britten: Tell me the Truth about Love
Raymond Yiu: Selections from Love Songs for Manuela
Percy Grainger: The Sprig of Thyme
Frank Bridge: Love went a-riding
Francis Poulenc: Les animaux modčles - Le lion amoureux (solo piano)
Cecile Chaminade: Mots d'amour: Quand je te dis
Gabriel Fauré: Ręve d'amour Op 5/2 ; Notre amour Op 23/2 ; Chanson d'amour Op 27/1
Reynaldo Hahn: A Chloris
Erik Satie: Je te veux
Francis Poulenc: Les chemins de l'amour



Robert Schumann: Myrthen Op 25/1 Widmung ; 7 Die Lotosblume
Clara Schumann: Mein Stern ; Liebst du um Schönheit Op 12/2
Johannes Brahms: Meine Liebe ist Grün Op 63/5 ; Von ewiger Liebe Op 43/1
Alma Mahler: Laue Sommernacht
Arnold Schoenberg: Galathea
Sergei Prokofiev: Cinderella Op 87/50: Amoroso (solo piano)
Edvard Grieg: Jeg elsker dig Op 5/1 ; Dulgt Kjćrlighed Op 39/2
Antonin Dvorák: V té sladké moci oči tvych Op 83/7
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Nam zvyozdy krotkiye siyali Op 60/12
William Bolcom: Amor
Stephen Sondheim: The Little Things You Do Together

Australian mezzo Lotte Betts-Dean and accompanist Joseph Havlat won the Oxford Lieder Festival young singer award in 2019. Lotte’s performance experience encompasses contemporary repertoire, early music, art song, opera, experimental music and non-classical collaborations.

Lotte Betts Dean celebrates Valentine’s Day, with songs including some French repertoire, a cycle by Hong Kong born composer Raymond Yiu. and Britten’s setting of W H Auden’s poem: “Tell me the truth about love”

“ ...impressive control, an irrepressible sense of drama and extraordinary self-assurance....she’s certainly one to watch.” The Guardian

Lotte Betts-Dean is an Oxford Lieder Young Artist

Oxford Lieder exists to promote song. The annual Oxford Lieder Festival in October is
complemented by other projects such as the Young Artist Platform, sponsoring the finest young singers and pianists to give recitals across the UK. To find out more visit

Ripon Concerts is the trading name of the Cathedral Concert Society
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