Wigmore Hall Mondays: Olena Tokar and Igor Gryshyn
Live from the Wigmore Hall in London, Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a concert in which soprano Olena Tokar and pianist Igor Gryshyn perform German, Russian and Czech songs.
Live from Wigmore Hall
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Olena Tokar (soprano) & Igor Gryshyn (piano) with an enchanting programme of German, Russian and Czech songs.
Brahms: Botschaft, Op 47 No 1
Brahms: Über die Heide, Op 86 No 4
Brahms: Es träumte mir, Op 57 No 3
Brahms: Verzagen, Op 72 No 4
Rimsky-Korsakov: Of what I dream in the quiet night, Op 40 No 3
Rimsky-Korsakov: Cool and fragrant is thy garland, Op 23 No 3
Rimsky-Korsakov: Not the wind, blowing from the heights, Op 43 No 2
Rimsky-Korsakov: The lark sings louder, Op 43 No 1
Dvorak: 7 Gypsy Songs, Op 55
Strauss: Morgen, Op 27 No 4
Strauss: Schlechtes Wetter, Op 69 No 5
Strauss: Allerseelen, Op 10 No 8
Strauss: Cäcilie, Op 27 No 2
Ukrainian soprano Olena Tokar, a member of BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme, made her breakthrough in 2011 with the Salzburg Festival's Young Singers Project. She won the ARD International Music Competition in Munich the following year and went on to represent her homeland as a finalist in the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition. She makes her Wigmore Hall debut with an enchanting programme of German, Russian and Czech songs.