Mendelssohn: The Gildas String Quartet & Raphaela Papadakis
20 October 2016, 15:45
The Gildas String Quartet and soprano Raphaela Papadakis return for Aribert Reimann's captivating scoring of songs by Felix Mendelssohn for string quartet and voice.
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Aribert Reimann / Felix Mendelssohn, arranged Aribert Reimann
- 1. Leise zieht durch mein Gemüt
- 2. Intermezzo I
- 3. Der Herbstwind rüttelt die Bäume
- 4. Intermezzo II
- 5. Über die Berge scheint schon die Sonne
- 6. Intermezzo III
- 7. Auf Flügeln des Gesanges
- 8. Intermezzo IV
- 9. Was will die einsame Träne (Strophe 1 & 2)
- 10. In dem Mondenschein im Walde
- 11. Was will die einsame Träne (Strophe 3)
- 12. Intermezzo V
- 13. Allnächtlich im Traume
- 14. Mein Liebchen, wir sassen beisammen
- 15. Intermezzo VI
- 16. Warum sind denn die Rosen so blass
SopranoWinner of the National Mozart Competition 2015, Raphaela Papadakis is a British soprano of Greek, Italian and Seychellois descent. Whilst still a student at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, she made her professional début at Garsington Opera, for which she was praised by the Financial Times as giving ‘the most attractive solo performance’ of the show. Since then, she has performed roles with Independent Opera and Bury Court Opera, and covered at the Royal Opera House and the Berlin Staatsoper. Recent and future r... Read Full Biography
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