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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Andreas Scholl and Tamar Halperin

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, Andreas Scholl (countertenor) and Tamar Halperin (piano) perform English, French, Korean and Hebrew folk songs. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London.

German countertenor Andreas Scholl's is best known for his Handelian opera roles and performances and recordings of Baroque music, but alongside this repertoire he has always pursued an interest in folk song. In this lunchtime concert programme, Scholl explores the interconnections and common relationships between folk melodies from different cultures and periods.

Andreas Scholl (countertenor)
Tamar Halperin (piano)

Joseph Kilna MacKenzie: Sergeant MacKenzie
Randy Newman: In Germany Before the War
Chava Alberstein: Ikh shtey unter a Bokserboym
Machaut (arr.Theo Bleckmann): Douce Dame Jolie
Trad: The Death of Queen Jane
Janacek: Our Evenings from On an Overgrown Path
Sasha Argov: Shir Éress - "Lullaby"
Britten: Down by the Salley Gardens
Britten: Greensleeves
Britten: The Ash Grove
Debussy: Jimbo's Lullaby from Children's Corner
Trad (arr. Tamar Halperin): Black is the colour of my true love's hair
Trad (arr. Tamar Halperin): I will give my love an apple
Brahms: All mein Gedanken
Brahms: Da unten im Tale
Brahms: In stiller Nacht

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Alberstein

    Ikh shtey unter a Bokserboym

  • Argov

    Lullaby

  • Johannes Brahms

    All mein gedanken

  • Johannes Brahms

    Da unten im tale

  • Johannes Brahms

    In stiller nacht

  • Britten

    Down by the Salley Gardens

  • Benjamin Britten

    The Ash Grove

  • Benjamin Britten

    Greensleeves

  • Claude Debussy

    Jimbo's Lullaby from Children's Corner

  • Guillaume de Machaut

    Douce Dame Jolie

  • Leos Janáček

    Our Evenings from On an Overgrown Path

  • Joseph Kilna MacKenzie

    Sergeant MacKenzie

  • Randy Newman

    In Germany Before the War

  • Trad

    King Henry

  • Trad

    Black is the color of my true love's hair

  • Trad

    I will give my love an apple

    Composer: Trad.

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