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Chants d'Auvergne

As a budding composer in Paris in the 1900s, Canteloube sought inspiration for his music in Auvergne in central France where he was born, collecting songs from rural and mountainous regions. Between 1923 and 1954 he published a total of thirty Chants d’Auvergne, set for voice and orchestra.
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Wigmore Hall 2021

Clara Schumann Liebeszauber Op. 13 No. 3 performed at Wigmore Hall, London 2021

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Oxford Lieder Festival, October 2020

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Why would any self-respecting woman perform Schumann’s Frauenliebe und leben?

Schumann’s song cycle seems to have little to say about the realities of a woman’s life, but its emotional depths and the music’s sheer beauty still touch us.

Read Carolyn’s Guardian article explaining how her new recording gives its passive heroine a little more life.

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From the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Tiny becomes grand in The Recital Hall. Great lyrics describing the undiscribable, an enchanting melody and a heavenly voice who brings it all together.

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Purcell recording wins BBC Music Magazine's Recording of the Year 2020

BBC Music Magazine has awarded the Signum release of Purcell’s King Arthur directed by Paul McCreesh, Recording of the Year 2020.

The recording features Carolyn alongside Anna Dennis, Mhairi Lawson, Rowan Pierce, Jeremy Budd, James Way, Roderick Williams, and Ashley Riches, accompanied by the Gabrieli Players.