Wednesday 25 September 2019 1:00PM

French Song Exchange Showcase

Fauré, Poulenc, Ravel and more

Additional notes

Change of Artist and Confirmation of Programme
Owing to illness, unfortunately Louise Fuller (soprano) is unable to perform in the above concert. The final programme has been confirmed as follows:


  • Jeanne Zaepffel soprano
  • Theodore Platt baritone
  • Olivier Bergeron baritone
  • Sebastian Wybrew piano

Join young singers from Wigmore Hall’s French Song Exchange for two showcase recitals, as they explore the wonderful traditions of the mélodie and delve into the music of Fauré. Having been mentored by two of the great exponents of the genre, François Le Roux and Dame Felicity Lott, the French Song Exchange singers offer a glimpse of the next generation of French art song recitalists.

  • The French Song Exchange is presented in partnership with the École Normale de Musique de Paris
  • Supported by Tony and Marion Allen
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
        • Au bord de l'eau Op. 8 No. 1
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
        • La courte paille
  • Gabriel Fauré
        • Prison Op. 83 No. 1
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
      • Histoires naturelles
        • Le paon
  • Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
        • Phidylé
  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
      • 3 ballades de François Villon
        • Ballade des femmes de Paris
  • Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
        • Le colibri Op. 2 No. 7
  • Maurice Ravel
      • 2 épigrammes de Clément Marot
        • D'Anne qui me jecta de la neige
        • D'Anne jouant de l'espinette
  • Pierre Vellones (1889-1939)
        • 5 épitaphes

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