Mozart Overture The Magic Flute
Mozart Arias from Idomeneo, The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute
Soloist: Llio Evans, soprano
Brahms Symphony No. 3
We are delighted to welcome back award-winning Welsh soprano Llio Evans, who joins the orchestra for a selection of arias from Mozart’s operas, including the ever-popular The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute. Brahms completed his third symphony in a mere four months during a holiday on the Rhine, and it is the most compact and unified of his four symphonies. The all-pervasive melodic fragment ‘F – A flat – F’ alludes to the composer’s personal motto ‘Frei aber Froh’ – ‘Free but Joyful’ – the appropriate mood for BSO’s return to the concert platform!
Welsh soprano Llio Evans studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Wales International Academy of Voice. She is a British Youth Opera and Welsh National Youth Opera alumna and a former Alvarez Young Artist at Garsington Opera.
Recent highlights include Celia Iolanthe (English National Opera); Iris Semele (Garsington Opera); The Little One in the UK premiere of The Golden Dragon (Music Theatre Wales); Zerlina Don Giovanni and Melanto The Return of Ulysses (Longborough Festival Opera); and soprano soloist in Janáček’s The Danube with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.