Wednesday 9 March 2022 1:00PM

Laura van der Heijden cello; Jâms Coleman piano

Dvořák, Janáček, Kaprálová, Kodály and Mihály


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  • Laura van der Heijden cello
  • Jâms Coleman piano

British cellist Laura van der Heijden has captivated audiences and critics alike with her deeply perceptive interpretations and engaging stage presence. Joined by pianist Jâms Coleman who enjoys a rich and varied musical life as a soloist, chamber musician and vocal accompanist, here they explore stories and songs from the likes of Kodaly, Dvořák and Janáček. The programme opens with Janáček’s Pohádka, a piece the duo first played together in 2018, also serving as the title of Laura’s first release for Chandos Records this spring.

  • Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
      • Pohádka
  • Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
      • Gypsy Songs Op. 55
        • Songs my mother taught me
  • Vítězslava Kaprálová (1915-1940)
      • Navždy Op. 12
        • Navždy
  • András Mihály (1917-1993)
      • Movement for cello and piano
  • Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
      • 3 Songs to Poems by Bela Balazs Op. posth.
        • Why are you saying that you do not love me
      • Énekszó Op. 1
        • Slender is a silk thread
      • Sonatina for cello and piano
  • Leoš Janáček
      • Violin Sonata

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