Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951)
Seven Songs opus 46: Praeludium (Johann von Goethe), Geweihter Platz (Johann von Goethe), Seranade (Joseph von Eichendorff), Im Walde (Joseph von Eichendorff), Winternacht (Joseph von Eichendorff), Die Quelle (Adelbert von Chamisso), Frisch gesungen (Adelbert von Chamisso)
James Francis Brown (b. 1969) – Ozymandias (Percy Bysshe Shelley)
Raynaldo Hahn (1874-1947) – A Chloris (Theofile de Viau)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883) – Wesendonck Lieder (Matilde Wesendonck): Der Engel, Stehe still!, Im Treibhaus, Schmerzen, Traume
Tamara studied music from an early age and majored in violin in her native Ukraine. She started her vocal studies with Lyudmila Tretiak in Kyiv and then learned with Dodi Protero in New York and later with Enid Hartle and Robert Presley in London. She currently studies with Paula Anglin.
Tamara’s opera roles include Rosalinda (Die Fledermaus), Mimi (La Boheme), Countess (The Marriage of Figaro), Alice Ford (Falstaff), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutti), Elettra (Idomeneo), Vitelia (La Clemenza di Tito), Iolanta (Iolanta, Tchaikovsky). Tamara sang the title role of Suor Angelica in Zezere Arts Festival, Portugal. Her oratorio and concert highlights include Verdi’s Requiem and orchestral version of Wagner’s Wesendonk Leader. She sang her first full Wagner role, Senta in November 2021, with Rose Opera.
Andrew Robinson studied at the Royal College of Music where he is now a professor specialising in the song repertoire, taking classes in the interpretation of Lieder and French Song, as well as coaching individual singers. He also coaches opera singers, is a choral accompanist, and répétiteur. As a collaborative pianist he has given recitals with both singers and instrumentalists throughout Europe, as well as in North America, Pakistan, Israel and Lebanon, and has broadcast on BBC Radio and Television.