Debussy Cello Sonata & French Songs (Honegger, Caplet, Ravel)

Friday, May 26, 2017
18:45
Cost:
£5 or annual pass

For this unique recital of French music from the first half of the twentieth century, cellist Simon Wallfisch, who is equally at home as a baritone in the world's opera houses and Lieder festivals, is joined by the outstanding pianist 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.

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PROGRAMME:
Pre-concert talk with Professor Martyn Harry (JdP Artistic Director) & Performers
HONEGGER (1892-1955)
Trois poèmes de Paul Fort
Le chasseur perdu en forêt
Cloche du soir
Chanson de fol
CAPLET (1878-1925)
Nuit d’automne (Henri de Régnier)
“Quand reverrai-je, hélas!” (Joachim du Bellay)
La croix douloureuse (R.P. Lacordaire)
DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
Beau Soir (Paul Bourget)
Les cloches (Paul Bourget)
Romance (Paul Bourget)
Les angelus (Grégoire Le Roy)
DEBBUSY Sonata for cello and piano
Interval
HONEGGER
Six poèmes de Guillaume Apollinaire
À la Santé
Clotilde
Automne
Saltimbanques
L’Adieu
Les cloches
RAVEL (1875-1937)
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée (Paul Morand)
Chanson Romanesque
Chanson épique
Chanson à boire
CAPLET
Trois Fables de Jean de La Fontaine
Le corbeau et le renard
La cigale et la fourmi
Le loup et l’agneau