Songs of Comfort with Jessica Costelloe

This week member of Grange Park Opera chorus Jessica Costelloe has been sharing her songs and arias of comfort and escapism to provide some relaxation during this time.

She has chosen paintings and artwork to accompany the pieces as a visual narrative.

Von Ewiger Liebe by Johannes Brahms sung by Anne Sofie von Otter

Painting: Love Among the Ruins by Edward Burne-Jones

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An die Musik by Franz Schubert sung by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Painting: Music Lesson by Frederic Leighton

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Silent Noon by Ralph Vaughan Williams sung by Bryn Terfel

Painting: Silent Noon by John Byam Liston Shaw

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Naiad

Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Lieben by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sung by Lucia Popp

Painting: The Naiad by John William Waterhouse

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The Love Letter - Auguste Toulmouche

À Chloris by Reynaldo Hahn sung by Susan Graham

Painting: The Love Letter by Auguste Toulmouche

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A Vuchella by Francesco Paolo Tosti sung by Luciano Pavarotti

Painting: The Soul of the Rose by John William Waterhouse.

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Mon cœur s’ouvre à ta voix from Samson et Delila by Camille Saint-Saëns sung by Elīna Garanča.

Painting: Samson and Delilah by Pompeo Girolamo Batoni

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You can find Jessica on Instagram: @jessicacostelloe

 

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