Concordia Artists delight patients and staff in the atrium of Chelsea & Westminster Hospital with a programme of classical and lighter repertoire favourites.
Emma Stannard - Mezzo-Soprano
Richard Leach - Piano
Georges Bizet – Habanera - from Carmen
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Voi che sapete – from Le Nozze di Figaro
Léo Delibes - Les Filles de Cadiz
Manuel de Falla – Nana – from Siete Canciones Populares Españolas Op. 2
Benjamin Britten - The Highland Balou – from A Charm of Lullabies Op. 41
Traditional - Ye banks and braes
Traditional - Blow the wind southerly
Roger Quilter - There be none of Beauty’s daughters – from Op. 21 No. 1
Roger Quilter - Love’s philosophy – from Op. 3 No. 1
Eric Maschwitz and Manning Sherwin - A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
George & Ira Gershwin - I got rhythm – from Girl Crazy
George & Ira Gershwin – Our love is here to stay – from The Goldwyn Follies
Jeremy Nicolas - Someone is sending me flowers
Lionel Bart - As long as he needs me – from Oliver
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein - I have dreamed – from The King and I
Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe - I could have danced all night – from My Fair Lady
Emma Stannard trained at the Royal Northern College of Music and on the Royal Academy Opera Course. Since graduating Emma has performed roles with English Touring Opera, Opera Holland Park, The Grange Festival and Bampton Classical Opera. In 2020 she will perform the role of Olga (Eugene Onegin) at Opera Holland Park.
Richard Leach has played at the Wigmore Hall, St James's Piccadilly and live on BBC Radio 3's In Tune. He is a staff accompanist at the Royal Academy of Music and plays for Streatham Choral Society, The Grange Festival, the Philharmonia Chorus and The Monteverdi Choir. He is the organist of Ealing Abbey Choir.