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Queen's Hall Series: Sarah Connolly

Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly and pianist Malcolm Martineau perform songs and lieder by Schoenberg, Debussy, Strauss and Korngold.

One of Britain's finest singers, Sarah Connolly, and acclaimed pianist Malcolm Martineau perform a richly romantic programme of songs and lieder contrasting the fin-de-siècle Vienna of Schoenberg, Zemlinsky and Strauss with the cool eroticism of Debussy and eccentricity of Poulenc. as well as works by Austrian émigré composers Eisler and Korngold live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh. Presented by Donald Macleod

Schoenberg: Erwartung; Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm
Zemlinsky: Six Maeterlinck Songs
Eisler: Five Hollywood Elegies

11.35 am Interval:
Donald Macleod explores some of the great film music of this era.
Rozsa: Spellbound Concerto
Korngold: The Sea Hawk

11.55 am
Debussy: Trois Chansons de Bilitis
Poulenc: Banalités
Strauss: Die Nacht; Sehnsucht
Korngold: Sterbelied; Mond, so gehst diu wieder auf; Welt ist stille eingeschlafen; Unvergänglichkeit.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Trois Chansons de Bilitis L 90 [Louys]

  • Richard Strauss

    Die Nacht, Op 10 No 3

  • Richard Strauss

    Sehnsucht Op 32, 2 [von Liliencron]

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Welt ist stille eingeschlafen Op 22 3 [Kobald]

  • Jean [1865-1957] Sibelius

    Valse Triste Op.44 No.1

    Performer: Osmo Vänskä.

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