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Recital programme
16th April 2008 7.30pm
-- St. John’s Smith Square
First Part
E. Toldra
Romanç de Santa Llúcia
Cançó del grumet
Ah! Je vais l'aimer
Béatrice et Bénédict
H. Berlioz
Le jugement de Paris...Au mont Ida
La belle Hélène
J. Offenbach
M. De Falla
7 canciones populares españolas
El paño moruno
Seguidilla murciana
Jo t a
N an a
Second Part
Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön
Die Zauberflöte
W. A. Mozart
Love, too frequently betrayed
The Rake's Progress
I. Stravinsky
Kuda, kuda, kuda vi udalilis
Eugene Onegin
P. Tchaikovsky
F. Mompou
Jo et pressentia com la mar
Damunt de tu, només les flors
Lunge da lei...De’miei bollenti spiriti
La Traviata
G. Verdi
Ah, mes amis
La fille du régiment
G. Donizetti
Roger Padullés was born in Sallent,
Barcelona and began his musical training
with the Boys Choir "Escolania de
Montserrat". After this he undertook
singing lessons in Barcelona with
Joaquim Proubasta and in 2001, with the
support of the Catalan Governement, he
went to Freiburg in Germany to study
with Professor Reginaldo Pinheiro. There
he obtained the highest qualifications in
the specialities of Lied, Oratorio and
In 2005, Roger won First Prize in the
"Anneliese Rothenberger Wettbewerb"
Singing Competition in Germany and
following this, he was finalist in the
"Nadia et Lili Boulanger" Lied
competition in Paris and obtained Third
Prize in the "Concours International de
Toulouse" in France.
His professional experience began during
his studies, with opera productions,
Liederabende and oratorio concerts in
Germany. Of special importance was the
two years' membership in the
Operastudio of the Opéra National du
Rhin in Strasbourg, France.
During this time, Roger performed in
Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex and Le
Godunov, Offenbach’s La belle Hélène
and Bizet’s Carmen.
The present season has seen Roger sing
the roles of Arbace and Gran Sacerdote in
Mozart’s Idomeneo in the Opéra
National du Rhin and Liverotto in
Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia in the Gran
Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.
Future roles include the role of Pong in
Puccini's Turandot at the Palau de les
Arts de Valencia conducted by Maestro
Zubin Mehta.
Iain Burnside enjoys a unique
reputation as pianist and broadcaster,
forged through his commitment to the
song repertoire and his collaborations
with leading international singers.
In recent seasons such artists have
included Galina Gorchakova, Ailish
Tynan, Lisa Milne, Rebecca Evans, Joan
Rodgers, Susan Gritton and Yvonne
Kenny, Susan Bickley, Ann Murray and
Sarah Connolly, John Mark Ainsley, Mark
Padmore and Andrew Kennedy,
Roderick Williams, Christopher Maltman
and Bryn Terfel.
His recording work shows Iain’s passion
for British music. For Signum he has
recorded Tippett with John Mark
Ainsley, Judith Weir with Ailish Tynan,
Susan Bickley and Andrew Kennedy and
FG Scott with Lisa Milne and Roderick
Williams. Forthcoming Signum releases
included Herbert Hughes with Ailish
Tynan, Britten with Susan Gritton and
Mark Padmore and Korngold with Sarah
Connolly and Christopher Maltman.
Iain’s broadcasting career covers both
Radio and TV and he has been honoured
with a Sony Radio Award.
Following BBC Radio 3’s Voices, he now
presents his own Sunday morning
programme Iain Burnside. Television
appearances include The Proms, Cardiff
Singer of the World, Leeds International
Piano Competition and BBC Young
Musician of the Year.
His communicative skills and specialist
knowledge ensure that Iain is much
sought after for educational work. In
addition to his position at London’s
Guildhall School of Music and Drama he
has given Masterclasses throughout
Europe, at New York’s Juilliard School
and the Banff Centre, Canada.
This summer he will work at The Steans
Institute, Ravinia.
Naxos CDs include the complete songs
of Gerald Finzi with John Mark Ainsley
and Roderick Williams, together with
Vaughan Williams and William Alwyn.
More Vaughan Williams will be released
on the new Albion label. Black Box
recordings feature Debussy, Schoenberg
and an acclaimed disc of Copland with
the late Susan Chilcott.