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Goethe - A Life in Songs: Christopher Maltman & Graham Johnson

07 April 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Two world-renowned artists explore the towering influence of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in song, taking us on a musical journey through the life and work of this great poet and polymath. Graham Johnson will give spoken introductions between groups of songs in what promises to be an astonishing and enlightening evening of music and poetry.


This evening's programme will run as follows:

JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
EIN LEBEN IN LIEDERN

 

IN SESENHEIM (FRIEDERIKE VON BRION)
Ludwig van Beethoven 
Mailied Op. 52 No. 4, (1771)        
Mit einem gemalten Band Op.83 No.3,  (1771)              

Franz Schubert 
Heidenröslein, D257 (1771)               
Willkommen und Abschied D767, (1771)               

 

 

IN FRANKFURT UND DAMSTADT   
Franz Schubert            
Ganymed D544, (1774)       
Prometheus D674, (1774)              
Szene aus Faust D126, (1775)             

 

 

IN WEIMAR: DIE FRÜHEREN JAHRE (CHARLOTTE VON STEIN)
Franz Schubert 

Wanderers Nachtlied I D224, (1776)                
Rastlose Liebe D138, (1776)              
An den Mond D296, (1777)                
Der Fischer D225, (1778)               
Wanderers Nachtlied II D768, (1780)              

Carl Loewe
Erlkönig, (1782)               

 

*** INTERVAL ***  

 

VOR UND NACH DER ITALIENISCHEN REISE, FREUNDSCHAFT MIT SCHILLER
Robert Schumann

Ballade des Harfners Op. 98a no. 2, (1783)                

Franz Schubert 
Erster Verlust D226, (1785)               
Meeres Stille D216, (1787)                

Carl Loewe
Der Zauberlehrling, (1798)               

 

 

WEST-ÖSTLICHE DIVAN 1814 (MARIANNE VON WILLEMER)         
Franz Schubert 
Geheimes D719                                       
Versunken D715                                      

Robert Schumann
Freisinn Op.25 No. 2                                        
Lieder von dem Schenkenbuch I & II, Op. 25 nos.5 & 6 
Talsimane Op. 25 No. 8                              

Hugo Wolf
Was in der Schenke waren heute                       

 

 

DER ÄLTERE GOETHE
Hugo Wolf

Anakreons Grab, (1815)    

Johannes Brahms
Unüberwindlich Op. 72 no.5, (c1820)  
Dämmrung sekte sich von oben, (1830) 

Carl Loewe
Lynceus der Thürmer, auf Fausts Sternwarte singend  (Faust II) 1, (1832) 

Programme
  • Carl Loewe (1796 - 1869)
  • Erlkönig (1818) Op. 1 no.3
  • ~~~ Interval ~~~
  • Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
  • Ballade des Harfners (1849) Op. 98a no.2 v–vii 1849 from Lieder und Gesänge aus Wilhelm Meister
  • Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
  • Nachtlied (1850) Op. 96 no.1 12–27.vii.1850 from Lieder und Gesänge, iv
Artists
Series
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