Opening Recital: Sarah Connolly & Graham Johnson

16 October 2015, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Two incomparable stars of the song world open this year’s Festival, appropriately picking up where we left off in 2014, with an all-Schubert first half. Their selection of songs includes some favourites such as Die junge Nonne and Ave Maria!. They also perform songs by Brahms and Wolf in this unmissable evening.


Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Verklärung (D59)
Ammenlied (D122)
Die Sterbende (D186)
Abendlied der Fürstin (D495)
Bertas Lied in der Nacht (D653)
Die junge Nonne (D828)
Ellens Gesang I (D837)
Ellens Gesang II (D838)
Ellens Gesang III (D839)

From Vier Refrainlieder
Die Unterscheidung (D866, no.1)
Die Männer sind méchant (D866, no. 3)


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Standchen (Op.106, no.1)
Da unten im Tale (WoO 33, no.6)
Feldeinsamkeit (Op.86, no.2)
Alte Liebe (Op.72, no.1)
Die Mainacht (Op.43, no.2)
Von ewiger Liebe (Op.43, no.1)

Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)

Auch kleine Dinge
Der Mond hat eine schwere Klag' erhoben
Gesang Weylas
Kennst du das Land
Die Zigeunerin

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