Sarah Wegener 02 photo Marvin Stellmach

Longing for Nature

13 October 2024, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sarah Wegener and Götz Payer gave a sensational recital of Strauss songs at the 2022 Festival, unforgettable for all those lucky enough to attend. We are thrilled to welcome them back for this beautifully curated programme. From the bliss of the forest expressed in music by Schumann, Alma Mahler and Max Reger, to the beauty of the night in Strauss’s ‘Die Nacht’ and the allure of the sea in songs by Rebecca Clarke and Alban Berg, the central theme is a profound yearning for contact with the natural world.

  • Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
  • Waldesgespräch (1840) Op. 39 no.3 1–20.v & from Liederkreis
  • Alma Mahler (Schindler-Mahler) (1879 - 1964)
  • Laue Sommernacht (1910) from Fünf Lieder (Mahler, Alma)
  • Waldseligkeit (1915) Op. 49 no.1 from Vier Lieder (Mahler, Alma)
  • Erich Korngold (1897 - 1957)
  • Sommer (1913) Op. 9 no.6 from 6 Einfache Lieder
  • Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
  • Die Nacht (1885) Op. 10 no.3 from 8 Gedichte aus ‘Letzte Blätter’
  • Alban Berg (1885 - 1935)
  • Schilflied (1907) from Sieben frühe Lieder

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