Hugo Wolf - Goethe Lieder Part I

12 October 2013, 7:00pm

Louise Alder (soprano)
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)*
Neal Davies (baritone)
Sholto Kynoch (piano)

*Daniela Lehner is indisposed, and will be replaced in tonight's performance by Katarina Karnéus.

Preconcert talk at 7.00 by Natasha Loges free to all ticket-holders

This concert looks at settings of poems from Goethe's great novel Wilhelm Meister, meeting the characters Mignon, Philine and the Harper. Countless composers have set these poems; we focus on some of the greatest settings from Schumann, Schubert and Wolf. In Wolf’s case, these songs are the first ten of his 51 Goethe settings and they will be recorded for release in our complete Wolf series, which concludes at this Festival.

We are delighted to welcome Daniela Lehner and Neal Davies, both widely acknowledged as leading interpreters of the song repertoire. They are joined by emerging star Louise Alder, who scooped second prize at this year's prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Awards.

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Franz Schubert (1797-1828)   Grenzen der Menschheit Wer kauft Liebesgötter? Heidenröslein So lasst mich scheinen   Robert Schumann (1810-1856)   Mignon Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt Wer nie sein Brot mit Thränen aß Heiss mich nicht reden Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt Singet nicht in Trauertönen An die Türen will ich schleichen So lasst mich scheinen   INTERVAL   Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)   Harfenspieler I Harfenspieler II Harfenspieler III Spottlied aus Wilhelm Meister Mignon I Mignon II Mignon III Philine Mignon Der Sänger
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