Natalie Dessay with Philippe Cassard

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Date:
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Time:
8:00 pm
Price:
Starting at $40.00
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About This Event

With French soprano Natalie Dessay “every vocal phrase is impelled by the emotion and dramatic intention of the moment.” (The New York Times) She and pianist Philippe Cassard will perform works by Schubert, Liszt, Fauré, Bizet, and Pfitzner.

PROGRAM  - “Women’s portraits”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : “Giunse alfin il momento ... Deh vieni non tardar” from Le nozze di Figaro     

Franz Schubert : Geheimes, D. 719 (Goethe)
            Die junge Nonne, D. 208 (Craigher)
            Lied der Mignon, D. 877 (Goethe)
            Suleika, D. 720 (Goethe)
            Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 (Goethe)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : “Ach, ich fühl’s” from Die Zauberflöte                                                          

Hans Pfitzner: Alte Weisen, Op. 33,  poems by Gottfried Keller                                                              
            Mir glänzen die Augen
             Ich fürcht’ nit Gespenster
            Du milchjunger Knabe
            Wandl’ ich in dem Morgentau
            Singt mein Schatz wie ein Fink
            Röschen biss den Apfel an
            Tretet ein, hoher Krieger
            Wie glänzt der helle Mond

INTERMISSION

Ernest Chausson: Chanson perpétuelle (Charles Cros)
Georges Bizet: Adieux de l'hôtesse arabe (Victor Hugo)

Claude Debussy: 2 Preludes for piano                                                                                      
            La fille aux cheveux de lin
            Ondine

Claude Debussy: 2 Mélodies                                                                                                                
            Regrets (Paul Bourget)
            Coquetterie posthume (Théophile Gautier)

Charles Gounod: “Air des bijoux” from Faust           

Presented in association with Alliance Française de Toronto and the Consulat Général de France à Toronto.

Vocal Concert series generously supported by an anonymous donor

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