Monday 22 October 2018 1:00PM
Karina Gauvin soprano; Maciej Pikulski piano
Hahn, Debussy, Poulenc and Bizet
This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval
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- Karina Gauvin soprano
- Maciej Pikulski piano
The Canadian soprano and her Polish accompanist select an entirely French programme, with many of the best-known songs of her four chosen composers, among them Reynaldo Hahn’s Victor Hugo setting ‘Si mes vers’, published when he was just 13.
Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)
- Quand je fus pris au pavillon
- Si mes vers avaient des ailes
- A Chloris
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
- Nuit d’étoiles
- Beau soir
- Récitatif et air de Lia
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
- Trois poèmes de Louise Lalanne
- Deux poèmes de Louis Aragon
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
- La coccinelle Op. 21 No. 16
- Adieux de l’hôtesse arabe Op. 21 No. 4
- Ouvre ton coeur