Songs and Poets: Wagner and his circle

Song recitals in the foyer

16
Monday
May
20:00 - 22:00
€ 16,00 / concs.: 8,00*
Free choice of seats
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A joint production of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Haus für Poesie

16
Monday
May
20:00 - 22:00
€ 16,00 / concs.: 8,00*
Free choice of seats
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No composer of the Romantic period could avoid writing songs, not even Richard Wagner and his admirers. Even if the master himself used the genre only sporadically, composers in his circle made interesting contributions to the art form. Alexandra Hutton, Matthew Newlin, Dean Murphy sing, recitation by and with Daniel Bayerstorfer.

Classical art songs and modern poetry – lieder recital meets poetry reading in this series of events organised jointly with the Haus für Poesie Berlin. Each of the four evening events held in the foyer of the Deutsche Oper Berlin will feature a poet reading original works whose themes complement the songs on the programme.

Programme

Felix Mottl [1856–1911]
Abendstunde
Wiegenlied
Du bist so still
Die Nachtigallen
Aus dem Wiener Prater

– Readings –

Franz Liszt [1811–1886]
Drei Lieder aus Wilhelm Tell
Der Fischerknabe
Der Hirt
Der Alpenjäger

– Interval–

Richard Wagner [1813–1883]
Lied des Mephistopheles
Gretchen am Spinnrade
Les deux Grenadiers
Adieux de Marie Stuart

– Readings –

Engelbert Humperdinck [1854–1921]
Die Lerche
Rosmarin

Hans von Bülow [1830–1894]
Volkslied Op. 5 Nr. 5
Wunsch Op. 5 Nr. 3

Franz Liszt
Oh! quand je dors

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