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Duparc, Wolf, Glinka, Verdi, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Fanny Mendelssohn

Soprano Elizabeth Watts and pianist Roger Vignoles continue to explore the enduring appeal of the great German literary celebrity on composers from Glinka to Duparc.

Live from the Wigmore Hall, London presented by Petroc Trelawny
Goethe's Heroines: soprano, Elizabeth Watts and pianist, Roger Vignoles explore the enduring appeal of the great German literary celebrity, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
The tragically Romantic figures of Gretchen and Mignon, haunting evocations of distant lands and the poet's ability to view aspects of the human condition from apparently infinite perspectives all promise a fascinating emotional journey in the company of one of Britain's most exciting singing talents.

Duparc: Romance de Mignon
Tchaikovsky: Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt
Wolf: Heiss mich nicht reden
Wolf: So laßt mich scheinen
Wolf: Singet nicht in Trauertönen
Glinka: Gretchen's Song
Liszt: Es war ein König in Thule S278
Verdi: Deh, pietoso, oh addolorata
Mendelssohn: Was bedeutet die Bewegung
Mendelssohn: Ach, um deine feuchten Schwingen
Fanny Mendelssohn: An Suleika
Wolf: Nimmer will ich dich verlieren

Elizabeth Watts (soprano)
Roger Vignoles (piano).

1 hour, 15 minutes

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Mon 28 Jan 2013 20:45

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