Monday 18 December 2017 7:30PM
Joyce DiDonato mezzo-soprano; Brentano String Quartet
Strauss, Lekeu, Debussy and Heggie
Confirmation of Programme
The programme for this concert has now been confirmed as listed below.
This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.
- Joyce DiDonato mezzo-soprano
- Brentano String Quartet
‘The staggering, joyful artistry of Joyce DiDonato reminds us that in any generation there are few giants,’ observed Jake Heggie in Gramophone.
The American composer’s insightful understanding of her art can be heard in Camille Claudel: Into the Fire, written for DiDonato in 2012. The song-cycle responds to the creative genius and tragic end of the sculptor Camille Claudel, Rodin’s muse and lover and an artistic giant of her generation.
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
- All' mein Gedanken Op. 21
- Du meines Herzens Krönelein Op. 21
- Die Nacht Op. 10 No. 3
- Traum durch die Dämmerung Op. 29 No. 1
- Ach Lieb, ich muss nun scheiden Op. 21
Guillaume Lekeu (1870-1894)
- Molto adagio
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
- Trois chansons de Bilitis (arr. Jake Heggie)
Jake Heggie (b.1961)
- Camille Claudel: Into the Fire