Charlotte Bröker – soprano Aleksandra Myslek – piano

Friday 5th April, 2024, at 1:15 pm

Retiring Collection

The Programme

Charlotte Bröker – soprano
Aleksandra Myslek – piano

Richard Strauss

Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op 67
1. Wie erkenn’ ich mein Treulieb
2. Guten Morgen, s’ist Sankt Valentinstag
3. Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss

Francis Poulenc

Fiançailles pour rire, FP 101
Il vole

Georges Bizet

Les Pêcheurs de Perles
Me voilà seule dans la nuit…Comme autrefois

Heitor Villa-Lobos

Bachianas Brasileiras No 5

Vincenzo Bellini

I puritani
O rendetemi la speme…Vien, diletto

Leonard Bernstein

Glitter and be Gay

The Artists

Charlotte Bröker is a Franco-British soprano based in Paris and born in London. She performs in opera productions and as a recitalist across Europe in venues such as Salle Cortot, Wigmore Hall and Schloss Laudon, Vienna. Operatic roles include Norina (Don Pasquale), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Leila (Les Pêcheurs de Perles), Bystroušky (Příhody lišky Bystroušky), Le Feu (L’Enfant et les Sortilèges), Miliça (Svadba). As a recitalist she performs in piano and classical guitar duos, interpreting a range of styles from Art Song to Jazz and Music Theatre. Charlotte holds a Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from Trinity Laban and is currently completing an Artist Diploma at the École Normale, Paris. She is an accomplished Art Historian with degrees from the University of Cambridge and the Courtauld Institute of Art. She trained as a dancer at the Royal Ballet School and as a violinist. Charlotte was recently awarded a scholarship from the Fondation Malvina et Denise Menda of the Fondation de France.

Aleksandra Myslek is a Polish collaborative pianist and répétiteur. She is the winner of solo and chamber music contests including the III International Chopin Competition Budapest, Wilfrid Parry Brahms Prize, Brenda Webb Accompanist Prize, Tunnell Trust Award. She performs throughout Europe and the UK, appearing in venues such as the Barbican, Wigmore Hall, the Anvil and ROSL. She was a guest on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune. Aleksandra is staff pianist at Trinity Laban and Guildhall School as well as being a frequent guest at the Royal Academy. She was a Schleswig-Holstein, Santander Encuentro de Música, Leeds Lieder, and Solti Accademia Young Artist and is a Britten Pears Young Artist 2023-24. This year she will debut at Carnegie Hall as part of the Renée Fleming SongStudio. With baritone Florian Störtz, she will join the Spanish Schubertíada for the LiedTheFuture programme. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School where she was generously supported by International Opera Awards Foundation, Sybil Tutton Opera Awards and the Kathleen Trust.

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