Shostakovich 'Seven Poems of Alexander Blok' & Britten 'The Poet's Echo'

21 October 2013, 7:00pm

Joan Rodgers (soprano)
The Phoenix Piano Trio:
Jonathan Stone (violin) / Marie McLeod (cello) / Sholto Kynoch (piano)

Pre-concert talk at 7.00 by Philip Bullock free to all ticket-holders

Joan Rodgers is known as one of the foremost interpreters of Russian repertoire and tonight she performs Britten’s only work in Russian as well as the remarkable settings of Alexander Blok by Britten’s friend, Shostakovich. For these songs, she is joined by the Phoenix Piano Trio. Schumann songs and his ravishing Phantasiestücke for piano trio, as well as Clara Schumann's enchanting "Romances" for violin and piano, complete a memorable evening.

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Singet nicht in Trauertönen, Op. 98 no. 7 Lorelei, Op. 53 no. 2 Er ist's, Op. 79 no. 24 Das verlass'ne Mägdlein, Op. 64 no. 2 Jasminenstrauch, Op. 27 no. 4 Die Kartenlegerin, Op. 31 no. 2   Clara Schumann (1819-1896) Three Romances, Op. 22 (violin and piano)   Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) The Poet’s Echo   INTERVAL   Robert Schumann Phantasiestücke, Op. 88   Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Seven Romances on Poems of Alexander Blok
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