Lotte Betts-Dean

Mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean chats about Luciano Berio’s Folk Songs, Caroline Shaw’s Cant voi l’aube, and how 70s disco shaped her musical taste.


Useful links:

Spotify playlist for Lotte’s pieces 

Spotify playlist for main pieces 

Spotify playlist for final question pieces 


Other useful links:

Composer Luciano Berio 

Australian National Academy of Music 

Ensemble Q 

Mezzo-soprano Cathy Berberian 

Luciano Berio’s Sequenza III for solo female voice, premiered by Berio’s wife, Cathy Berberian 

Video of Cathy Berberian performing her Stripsody (showing the score) 

Father of the American folk revival, Pete Seeger’s obituary in the NY Times 


Composer Caroline Shaw 

Mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter 

Caroline Shaw’s Partita for 8 Voices 

Netherlands Dance Theatre trailer for the contemporary dance production of Caroline Caroline Shaw’s Partita for 8 Voices 


Norman Connors 

Aquarian Dream 

Bela Bartok’s Piano Sonata, Sz. 80


Support Lotte:

Lotte performs online concert through the Tait Memorial Trust 

Lotte’s website

Lotte’s social media: Facebook , Instagram, & Twitter 


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