Wednesday 23 May 2018 7:30PM
Karen Cargill mezzo-soprano; Simon Lepper piano
Hahn, Debussy, Chausson, Duparc and Wagner
This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
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- Karen Cargill mezzo-soprano
- Simon Lepper piano
Scottish mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill sets the heady eroticism of Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder in company with sensual songs by Duparc, himself a confirmed Wagnerian.
She also embraces the sophisticated soundworld of French mélodies by Chausson, Debussy and Hahn.
Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)
- A Chloris
- Le rossignol des lilas
- Les fontaines
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
- Chansons de Bilitis
Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
- Le charme Op. 2 No. 2
- Sérénade italienne Op. 2 No. 5
- Le colibri Op. 2 No. 7
- Les papillons Op. 2 No. 3
Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
- Chanson triste
- L'invitation au voyage
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
- Wesendonck Lieder