Thursday 26 September 2019 1:00PM

French Song Exchange Showcase

Fauré, Messiaen, Ravel, Saint-Saëns and Poulenc

Additional notes

Confirmation of Programme
The programme for the above concert has been confirmed as follows:

Archived

  • Regina Freire soprano
  • Natalie Perez mezzo-soprano
  • Joël Terrin baritone
  • Guy Elliott tenor
  • Sebastian Wybrew piano
  • Bradley Wood 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)
        • Mai Op. 1 No. 2
        • Clair de lune Op. 46 No. 2
        • Après un rêve Op. 7 No. 1
        • Arpège Op. 76 No. 2
  • Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
        • 3 mélodies
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • Histoires naturelles
  • Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
        • Mélodies persanes Op. 26
  • Gabriel Fauré
      • La bonne chanson Op. 61
        • Une sainte en son auréole
        • Puisque l’aube grandit
        • La lune blanche luit dans les bois
        • Avant que tu ne t’en ailles
        • L'hiver a cessé
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
      • 2 poèmes de Louis Aragon
        • C

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