Watch and Listen

Baroque

1. Neghittosi or voi che fate?

Ariodante, Händel

Recorded at Royal Concertgebouw in January 2022. In one of Händel's most fiery rage arias, Dalinda scorns Polinesso, who abused her love for his own evil schemes.

2. Quel sguardo sdegnosetto

Scherzi musicali - Claudio Monteverdi

Recorded at the Royal Concertgebouw in January 2022, this is one of my favorite flirty songs by Monteverdi

3. Herr, dein Mitleid, dein Erbarmen

J.S. Bach

The duet from Bach's Weihnachtsoratorium together with Roele Kok and the Luthers Bach ensemble conducted by Tymen Jan Bronda. Recorded mid-lockdown for a live stream with "Zing als Vanzelf" organized by Bert van de Wetering. Recorded on December 22, 2021 in St. Clemenskerk, Steenwijk

4. Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion

Messiah, Händel

with Huub Ehlen & Ad Mosam BaRock December 2019, Parkstad Theaters KerkradeAs a particular Händel aficionado, the Messiah is one of Channa’s favorite oratorios to perform

5. The Fall of Jericho

William Hayes

With Alexander Weimann, Holland Baroque and Capella AmsterdamApril 2018, Tivoli Vredenburg, UtrechtAn adventurous performance: Channa was asked at one day’s notice to jump in and perform the world premiere of this newly discovered oratorio, making her debut with Holland Baroque. Broadcast live on NPO Radio 4

6. Polly - A Song

Willem de Fesch

A short song by Alkmaar composer Willem de Fesch on Dutch tv

Contemporary

1. Dante - Akhmatova Songs

John Tavener

The first song in the extraordinary cycle 'Akhmatova Songs' by John Tavener. The whole cycle is featured on my album This is not a lullaby.

2. Lullaby - Josef Malkin

Josef Malkin

A haunting lullaby on a poem by Anna Akhmatova, set to music by my father Josef Malkin. Featured on my album This is not a lullaby

Chamber Music

1. Hija mia

traditional Sephardic, arr. Duo Malkin-Elias

Podium Witteman at Uilenburgersjoel Amsterdam, May 2020With her duo partner, guitarist Izhar Elias, Channa performed this passionate Sephardic song on the Netherlands’ main tv programme on classical music, world music and jazz

2. Rocking the cradle

Mieczyslaw Weinberg

Live performance of Weinberg's Rocking the cradle on Dutch tv. I came across this song during a sleepless night after feeding my infant son, and it inspired the creation of my album This is not a lullaby.

3. Durme hermozo hijico

traditional Sephardic, arr. Daniel Akiva

Podium Witteman at Uilenburgersjoel Amsterdam, May 2020One of Channa’s favorites, she sings this lullaby not only in concerts but also every night to her son as he falls asleep.

4. Canciones Españolas antiguas

Federico Garcia Lorca

Part of their Spanish concert programme, Channa and guitarist Izhar Elias love to perform these passionate Spanish folk songs