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

Love songs by:
Clara and Robert Schumann,
Raymond Yiu – Love Songs for Manuela (2018)
Szymanowski – Love Songs of Hafiz

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

Covid precautions

Your comfort and safety are our top priority and so we are introducing best practice concert management features this season to help us all look out for each other:


We hope that these measures will give you peace of mind to further your enjoyment of wonderful music making.

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Adults £20 per head
Students £5 per head.

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The number of individual tickets available for purchase may be limited due to uncertainties about the seating capacity in Holy Trinity Church to ensure appropriate social distancing.

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Recitals and chamber music from international artists in Ripon


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