Friday 15 March 2019 7:30PM
Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake piano; Emily Berrington actor
Argento and Schumann
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.
Dominick Argento (b.1927)
- From the Diary of Virginia Woolf
Interspersed with readings from Woolf’s diary
- Interspersed with readings from Woolf’s diary
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
- Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart Op. 135
Interspersed with readings from Schiller’s Mary Stuart
- Interspersed with readings from Schiller’s Mary Stuart