Wigmore Hall Competition 2009

Wigmore Hall Competition 2009

In September 2009, tenor Emilio Pons and Chanda VanderHart participated in the Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation international song competition held in London.

Emilio Pons and Chanda VanderHart presented the following program

From Spanish songs, Op. 100: Shostakovich, Dmitry
Farewell Granada!
Eyes of Ebony
Flutenreicher Ebro – Schumann, Robert
Der Hidalgo – Schumann, Robert
Seguidilla – De Falla, Manuel
Nocturne – Barber, Samuel
Maig – Toldra, Eduardo
Canco de grumet – Toldra, Eduardo
Der Schiffer – Schubert, Franz
Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren – Schubert, Franz
The wave breaks into spray – Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
The Tale of the Oyster – Porter, Cole

A Chloris – Hahn, Reynaldo
Orpheus with his lute – Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Nympha – Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Neere – Hahn, Reynaldo
Ganymed – Schubert, Franz
Erlkönig – Schubert, Franz
The Green-eyed dragon – Wolseley, Charles
Black Max – Bolcom, William

Photo credit Maximilian van London

Chanda VanderHart – pianist, chamber musician, art song accompanist, vocal coach.

In 2015, Chanda celebrates 15 years living in Vienna, Austria, the music capital of Europe where she has been acquiring a solid musical education, worked with world-class musicians and singers and developed exciting music related projects.


There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.

Johann Sebastian Bach

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