Wigmore Hall Mondays: Calefax with Cora Burggraaf
Live from Wigmore Hall, London. Wind arrangements and songs by Copland, Britten, Gershwin and Weill, performed by the Calefax reed quintet with mezzo-soprano Cora Burggraaf.
Live from Wigmore Hall, London. Echoes of the roaring twenties in wind arrangements of Copland's Sentimental Melody and Gershwin's An American in Paris, and popular songs by Britten and Weill, performed by Dutch virtuoso ensemble Calefax Reed Quintet and mezzo-soprano Cora Burggraaf.
Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Copland (arr. Althuis): Sentimental Melody
Britten (arr. Althuis): Cabaret Songs - Calypso; Johnny; Tell me the truth about love; Funeral blues
Gershwin (arr. Hekkema): An American in Paris
Weill (arr. Hekkema): Youkali, Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Mädchen; Surabaya Johnny
Calefax Reed Quintet
Cora Burggraaf (mezzo-soprano).