Simon Wallfisch (baritone voice, cello) and Edward Rushton (piano)

26th May 2017 19:30pm
Pre-Concert Talk at 6:45pm
Gallery £25, Stalls £17, Students £17/£10, LIVESTREAM £5

Debussy Cello Sonata plus works by Honegger, Caplet and Ravel. For this unique recital of French music from the first half of the twentieth century Simon Wallfisch is joined by the outstanding pianist and composer Edward Rushton. A varied and mellifluous selection of songs by Honegger, Caplet, Debussy and Ravel is complemented by Simon and Edward’s performance of the Debussy Cello Sonata.

The PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:45pm will be LIVE-STREAMED as well as the CONCERT from 7:30pm: jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/livestream

PROGRAMME:

Arthur Honegger
Trois poèmes de Paul Fort
Le chasseur perdu en forêt
Cloche du soir
Chanson de fol

André Caplet (1878-1925)
Nuit d’automne (Henri de Régnier)
“Quand reverrai-je, hélas!” (Joachim du Bellay)
La croix douloureuse (R.P. Lacordaire)

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Beau Soir (Paul Bourget)
Les cloches (Paul Bourget)
Romance (Paul Bourget)
Les angelus (Grégoire Le Roy)

Claude Debussy
Sonata for cello and piano

INTERVAL

Arthur Honegger (1892-1955)
Six poèmes de Guillaume Apollinaire (1915-1917)
À la Santé
Clotilde
Automne
Saltimbanques
L’Adieu
Les cloches

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée (Paul Morand)
Chanson Romanesque
Chanson épique
Chanson à boire

André Caplet
Trois Fables de Jean de La Fontaine
Le corbeau et le renard
La cigale et la fourmi
Le loup et l’agneau

baritone singer and cellist Simon Wallfisch pianist Edward Rushton