Rozanna Madylus mezzo-soprano
Rokas Valuntonis piano
LYSENKO Roars and groans the wide Dnipro River
DVOŘÁK Love Songs
LYSENKO A Poet’s Love
SIRENKO My Testament
A British mezzo-soprano of Ukrainian descent, Rozanna Madylus is an award-winning graduate of the Royal Academy Opera School. Joining Lithuanian pianist Rokas Valuntonis on stage for her WMC debut, the programme includes Ukranian composer Lysenko’s setting of A Poet’s Love, which draws on Heinrich Heine’s romantic prose made famous by Robert Schumann.
All proceeds from this lunchtime concert will be going to the British Red Cross’ Ukrainian Crisis Fund.
Fluid line and gripping convictionOpera Magazine