Venera Gimadieva earned rave reviews following her 2016 debut at the Royal Opera House as Verdi’s Violetta.

She makes her Wigmore Hall debut with an inspiring programme drawn from the Russian repertoire’s romantic heart.

Venera Gimadieva – soprano

Pavel Nebolsin – piano

 

PROGRAMME OF THE EVENING: 

 

 

  • Reinhold Glière (1875-1956)
        • Wake up, child! Op. 50 No. 2
        • Rusalka Op. 52 No. 8

 

  • Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
        • The Nymph Op. 56 No. 1
        • A Midsummer Night’s Dream Op. 56 No. 2
        • Eastern Song: Enslaved by the rose, the nightingale Op. 2 No. 2

 

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
        • Dumka: Russian rustic scene Op. 59
        • Tell me, what in the shadow of the branches Op. 57 No. 1
        • Lullaby Op. 16 No. 1
        • Serenade (O child, beneath thy window) Op. 63 No. 6
        • Pimpinella Op. 38 No. 6

 

  • Reinhold Glière
        • We will live Op. 28 No. 5

 

INTERVAL

 

  • Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
        • Sing not to me, beautiful maiden Op. 4 No. 4
      • Morceaux de fantaisie Op. 3
        • II. Prélude in C sharp minor
        • The Dream Op. 8 No. 5
        • Daisies Op. 38 No. 3
        • They answered Op. 21 No. 4
        • In my garden at night Op. 38 No. 1
        • The migrant wind Op. 34 No. 4
        • The pied piper Op. 38 No. 4

 

  • Aleksandr Skryabin (1872-1915)
        • Étude in D sharp minor Op. 8 No. 12

 

  • Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)
        • True tenderness Op. 27 No. 2
        • Greetings Op. 27 No. 4
        • Chatterbox Op. 68 No. 1

 

  • Aleksandr Skryabin
        • Étude in C sharp minor Op. 42 No. 5

 

  • Sergey Banevich (b.1941)
      • The Story of Kay and Gerda
        • Song of Gerda