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Talk and Concert: Orient in Song

alk and Concert: Orient in SongWednesday, 22 May, 2013
Hall One, Kings Place
Tickets £14.50 - £26.50
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The great Goethe, when in his sixties, fell under the spell of Hafiz, the 14th century Persian poet. Hafiz’s poetry inspired Goethe to create the ‘West-Östlicher Divan’ – a collection of love poems, epigrams and drinking songs. Goethe’s verses in turn inspired composers such as Franz Schubert and Felix Mendelssohn, while poems of Hafiz were set to music by Hugo Wolf and Richard Strauss. Join us as we explore Europe’s century-long love affair with the Orient through poetry, painting and song.
Special appearance by:
- François Le Roux, baritone
- Benjamin Appl, baritone
- Sarah-Jane Brandon, soprano
- Sanaz Sotoudeh, piano
- Illustrated talk by a distinguished music writer and broadcaster Richard Wigmore

FRANZ SCHUBERT Versunken, Geheimes, Du bist die Ruh
RICHARD STRAUSS Gesänge des Orients, Op.77 (excerpts)
FRANZ SCHUBERT Suleika I
FELIX MENDELSSOHN Suleika II
HUGO WOLF Was in der Schenke waren heute, Trunken müssen wir alle sein, Phänomen
MAURICE RAVEL Shéhérazade (excerpts)
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS Mélodies Persanes, Op.26 (excerpts)
GABRIEL FAURÉ Les Roses d’Ispahan

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