Lotte Betts-Dean (mezzo-soprano) and Dimitris Soukaras (guitar) – Travels with a Guitar

15 Jul 2022 – 12:00 @ Sacred Heart – (opening time 11:30) Lotte Betts-Dean (mezzo-soprano) and Dimitris Soukaras (guitar) Travels with a Guitar

12:00pm Friday 15 July

Sacred Heart


£5.0 to £12.5

The festival is delighted to work one again with artists supported by the Worshipful Company of Musicians. Australian mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean is a singer on a very fast upward trajectory. A versatile and dynamic concert artist, her performance experience encompasses opera, oratorio, contemporary music, art song recital/chamber music, early music and nonclassical collaborations. 

With a host of prizes and artistic associations to her name, Lotte won the 2019 Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform and is a bursar with the Imogen Cooper Music Trust. She became a Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians in 2019 after winning the inaugural New Elizabethan Award. She is joined by fellow Yeoman, guitarist Dimitris Soukaras. Born in Corinth in 1995 Dimitris is a Masters student at the Royal Academy of Music and has received distinctions in 12 international/national competitions.

John Dowland 
Come again 
Flow my tears 
Can she excuse my wrongs
William Walton 
Bagatelles III: Alla cubana (solo Guitar) 
Anon in Love 

Philippos Tsalahouris 
HaiKu Op. 109 

Manos Hadjidakis
Odos Oniron 

Claude Debussy 
Les ángelus 
(arr. Tilman Hoppstock) Romance: L’ame évaporée 

Manuel De Falla 
Homenaje pour le tombeau de Debussy (solo guitar) 
Three songs from Siete cançiones populares Españolas: 
1. El paño moruno 
5. Nana 
6. Cançion 

Luis Bonfa 
Manha de Carnaval 

Tom Jobim 
Chega de Saudade 

There is no interval at this event 
Tickets: £12.50 (18 and under £5) 
Generously sponsored by The Anstruther Family