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Program

26 Aug 2005 00:00 - 00:00

Sinoczeska

Outstanding transcontinental fusion of newly discovered lieder by early 19th century Czech composer Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda and extraordinary Chinese and Persian poems set by Jewish prisoners in Terezin concentration camp, performed by internationally-acclaimed Scottish Bass Brian Bannatyne-Scott and Czech pianist Tomas Spurny.

 

 

Programme

 

Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda (1801 – 1866)

 

Six Songs Op. 79                                                                         

On the Shore at Scheveningen                           

The Bell Ringer

Lament

Gypsy Song

The Peace of God

Gravedigger

 

Four Songs Op. 113

The Home Guardsman

The Soldier’s Body

The Pilot’s Return

The Travelling Notebook

 

Three Ballads Op. 147

The Last Kaiser’s Rhine Journey

Gisela   

Evening on the Rhine

 

 

Intermission

 

 

Pavel Haas (1899 – 1944)

 

Four Songs (to the words of Chinese poetry)

I Heard the Cry of the Wild Geese (Wej Jing Wu)

In the Bamboo Grove (Wang Wej)

Far is My Home o Moon  (Čchang Ťiou-lin)

A Sleepless Night (Chan I)

      

 

 

Viktor Ullmann (1898 - 1944)

 

Hafis Songbook op. 30 (adapted by Hans Bethge)

Predetermination

Drunk

Irresistible Beauty

In Praise of Wine

 

 

 

Talk with performers Tomáš Spurný and Brian Bannatyne-Scott  will follow the concert.

 

 

More information and tickets from www.edfringe.com

 

 

 

                                                     

 

 

Venue:

116 Long Acre
WC2E 9PA London
United Kingdom

Date

26 Aug 2005 00:00 - 00:00

Organizer:

České centrum Londýn


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