Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge; Songs by Schubert, Quilter, Liszt & Berlioz

15 October 2013, 7:00pm

Sir Willard White (baritone)
Sylvia Kevorkian (soprano)
Eugene Asti (piano)

Brahms – Vier ernste Gesänge. Songs by Schubert, Quilter, Liszt and Berlioz.

Pre-concert talk at 7.00pm by Natasha Loges free to all ticket-holders

Sir Willard White makes a much-anticipated return to the Lieder Festival. Together with soprano Sylvia Kevorkian and pianist Eugene Asti, he brings a programme that includes Brahms’ late masterpieces, the “Four Serious Songs”. Schubert, Quilter, Liszt and Berlioz complete a wonderful evening of songs and duets.


Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Der Tod und das Mädchen
Das Fischermädchen
Du bist die Ruh
Der Atlas

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Jägerlied (Candidus), op.66, no.4

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
So wahr die Sonne scheinet (Rückert), op.37, no.12

Johannes Brahms
Vier ernste Gesänge, Op.121

i. Denn es gehet dem Menschen
ii. Ich wandte mich, und sahe an
iii. O Tod, wie bitter bist du
iv. Wenn ich mit Menschen


Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Oh, quand je dors! (Hugo)

Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
Chanson triste (Lahor/Cazalis)

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
Three songs from Les Nuits d’été (Gautier)

Le spectre de la rose
Lîle inconnue

Roger Quilter (1877-1953)
Three Shakespeare Songs, Op.6

Come away, Death
O Mistress Mine
Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind

Selection of Spirituals

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15 October 2013, 12:10pm
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16 October 2013, 12:10pm

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