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In the bicentenary year of Schumann's birth, one of this country's most highly acclaimed tenors - Mark Padmore - performs his song cycle Liederkreis Op. 24, songs originally intended for the composer's celebrated cycle of settings by Heine - Dichterliebe ('A Poet's Love') - as well as other settings of Heine from Franz Paul Lachner's first Sängerfahrt ('A Bard's Journey'), marking 120 years since Lachner's death. Introduced by Suzy Klein.

Mark Padmore (tenor)
Kristian Bezuidenhout (piano)

SCHUMANN Four Songs originally for Dichterliebe:
Dein Angesicht
Lehn deine Wang'
Es leuchtet meine Liebe
Mein Wagen rollet langsam

LACHNER Heine Lieder:
Im Mai
Die Meerfrau
Das Fischermädchen
Ein Traumbild
Die Einsame Thräne

SCHUMANN Liederkreis Op.24.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 11 Dec 2010 14:00
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