Repertoire

As a lyric soprano, Verity has a wide range of repertoire. 19th and 20th Century song, particularly German and Russian song, has played a crucial role in the early stages of her career. This repertoire list however is an attempt to narrow down some of the key works which Verity has studied and performed.

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Opera

Verity has performed scenes, chorus or arias from the following operas:

 

Bizet - Carmen (chorus)

Britten - Albert Herring (scenes); Turn of the Screw (scenes)

Donizetti - Don Pasquale (scenes)

Gershwin - Porgy and Bess (scenes)

Handel - Giulio Cesare in Egitto (scenes)

Massenet - Manon (arias)

Mozart - Idomeneo (scenes and arias); Le Nozze di Figaro (scenes and arias); Don Giovanni (scenes and arias); Cosi fan tutte (scenes and arias); Die Zauberflote (Pamina role, scenes and chorus)

Puccini - La Boheme (arias); Tosca (chorus); Gianni Schicchi (scenes)

Rachmaninov - Francesca da Rimini (arias)

Verdi - Un ballo in maschera (arias); Otello (chorus); Falstaff (scenes)

Weber - Der Freischutz (arias)

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Oratorio & Orchestral

This is a list of just some of the Oratorio and Orchestral works which Verity has sung the soprano solos for:

 

Bach - B Minor Mass; Christmas Oratorio

Brahms - Requiem

Faure - Requiem

Handel - Athalia; Israel in Egypt; Jephtha; The Messiah

Haydn - Nelson Mass

Mahler - 4th Symphony

Mozart - Great Mass in C Minor; Requiem

Purcell - The Fairy Queen

Rachmaninov - Vocalise

Rossini - Petite Messe Solennelle

Rutter - Requiem

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Song

While it is not possible to list all of the song repertoire that Verity has performed here; this is a list of composers and works that have been particularly significant in her song career so far.

 

Brahms - Liebeslieder Waltzes 

Duparc

Head - Over the Rim of the Moon

Hough - Other Love Songs

Janacek - The Diary of One Who Disappeared

Korngold - Lieder des Abschieds

Liszt - Petrarch Sonnets

Mahler

Mendelssohn

Poulenc

Quilter

Rachmaninov

Schubert

Schumann

Strauss

Tchaikovsky

Verdi