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Celebrity Recital: Alexander Dobson | Town Hall, Bayfield, ON
The Bayfield debut of baritone Alexander Dobson, who had sung many times previously with the Aldeburgh Connection

Date: June 9, 2012

Alexander Dobson presented two great song-cycles , by Schumann and Vaughan Williams.  By way of contrast, the concert ended with three of Ivor Novello’s greatest hits.

SONG ARTIST COMPOSER POET
Im wunderschönen Monat Mai, Op.48/1 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Aus meinen Tränen spriessen, Op.48/2 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Die Rose, die Lilie, Op.48/3 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Wenn ich in deine Augen seh’, Op.48/4 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Ich will meine Seele tauchen, Op.48/5 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome, Op.48/6 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Ich grolle nicht, Op.48/7 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Und wüssten’s die Blumen, Op.48/8 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen, Op.48/9 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen, Op.48/10 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Ein Jüngling liebt ein Mädchen, Op.48/11 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen, Op.48/12 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Ich hab’ im Traum geweinet, Op.48/13 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Allnächtlich im Traume, Op.48/14 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Aus alten Märchen, Op.48/15 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
Die alten, bösen Lieder, Op.48/16 (Dichterliebe) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Schumann, Robert Heine, Heinrich
INTERMISSION
The Vagabond (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
Let beauty awake (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
The Roadside Fire (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
Youth and Love (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
In dreams (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
The infinite, shining heavens (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
Whither must I wander? (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
Bright is the ring of words (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
I have trod the upward and the downward slope (Songs of Travel) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Vaughan Williams, Ralph Stevenson, Robert Louis
Love is my reason for living (Perchance to Dream) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Novello, Ivor Novello, Ivor
And her mother came too (A to Z) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Novello, Ivor Titheradge, Dion
We’ll gather lilacs in the spring again   (Perchance to Dream) Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Novello, Ivor Novello, Ivor
A bar on the Piccola Marina – ENCORE Dobson, Alexander, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Coward, Noël Coward, Noël