Mahler, Korngold & Zemlinsky: Sarah Connolly & Eugene Asti
20 October 2017, 20:00
It is always a special delight to welcome back stars of the international stage Sarah Connolly and Eugene Asti. Tonight they perform Mahler’s ever-popular Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (‘Songs of a wayfarer’) setting four of his own texts and written in 1884–5. They also include songs by Alma Mahler, Zemlinsky's six settings of Maeterlinck and a group of songs by Korngold in what is certain to be a memorable and inspiring concert.
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Alma Mahler (1879 - 1964)Die stille Stadt from Fünf Lieder (Mahler, Alma)
- Licht in der Nacht from Vier Lieder (Mahler, Alma)
- Waldseligkeit from Vier Lieder (Mahler, Alma)
- In meines Vaters Garten from Fünf Lieder (Mahler, Alma)
- Bei dir es traut from Fünf Lieder (Mahler, Alma)
- Erntelied from Vier Lieder (Mahler, Alma)
Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)
Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871 - 1942)
Erich Korngold (1897 - 1957)Glückwunsch (Op.38 no.1)
- Alt-Spanisch (Op.38 no.3)
- Unvergänglichkeit (Op.27 no.1)
- Sterbelied (Op.14 no.1)
- Gefaßter Abschied (Op.14 no.4)
Mezzo-sopranoBorn in County Durham, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly studied piano and singing at the Royal College of Music, of which she is now a Fellow. She was made CBE in the 2010 New Year’s Honours List. In 2011 she was honoured by the Incorporated Society of Musicians and presented with the Distinguished Musician Award she is the recipient of the the Royal Philharmonic Society’s 2012 Singer Award. Highlights in her 2016/17 season include Geschwitz Lulu (English National Opera) and Gertrude in the world premiere of Brett Dean's Ham... Read Full Biography
PianistEugene Asti studied at the Mannes College of Music, New York with Jeannette Haien where he earned his B.Mus. and M.A. and subsequently studied piano accompaniment with Graham Johnson at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Eugene currently teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is Vocal Accompaniment Coordinator at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and regularly gives masterclasses both in the UK and abroad. One of the foremost accompanists of his generation, he has performed with many great arti... Read Full Biography
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