Saturday 6 May 2017 7:30PM
Karita Mattila soprano; Ville Matvejeff piano
Brahms, Wagner, Berg and Strauss
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.
- Karita Mattila soprano
- Ville Matvejeff piano
With her irresistible onstage presence, dramatic persona and voice of jaw-dropping flexibility and beauty, Karita Mattila belongs to the company of today’s finest singers.
The Finnish lyric soprano, among the great interpreters of Richard Strauss, prefaces a selection of the composer’s impassioned songs with Alban Berg’s innovative Vier Lieder Op. 2, works which stretch the bounds of tonality in search of heightened emotional expression.
She opens her recital with Brahms’s high-spirited Zigeunerlieder and Wagner’s sublime Wesendonck Lieder.
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
- Zigeunerlieder Op. 103
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
- Wesendonck Lieder
Alban Berg (1885-1935)
- Vier Lieder Op. 2
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
- Der Stern Op. 69 No. 1
- Wiegenlied Op. 41 No. 1
- Meinem Kinde Op. 37 No. 3
- Ach Lieb, ich muss nun scheiden Op. 21
- Wie sollten wir geheim sie halten Op. 19 No. 4
- Allerseelen Op. 10 No. 8
- Cäcilie Op. 27 No. 2