Friday 15 March 2019 7:30PM

Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake piano; Emily Berrington actor

Zemlinsky, Argento and Schumann

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This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


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  • Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
  • Julius Drake piano
  • Emily Berrington actor

With regular pianist partner Julius Drake, Dame Sarah Connolly offers Dominick Argento’s cycle from Woolf’s posthumously published A Writer’s Diary, which won the composer the Pulitzer Prize in 1975, and Schumann’s moving late settings of texts attributed to Mary Stuart.

Listen to Dame Sarah Connolly in conversation with Katy Hamilton

  • Alexander Zemlinsky (1871-1942)
        • 6 Gesänge Op. 13
  • Dominick Argento (b.1927)
        • From the Diary of Virginia Woolf
    • Presented as part of A Music of One's Own by Kate Kennedy
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart Op. 135
    • Interspersed with readings from Schiller’s Mary Stuart

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