Czech Chamber Music Society Gerald Finley

Czech Chamber Music Society ⬩ Gerald Finley

A native of Canada with British musical career – that is bass-baritone Gerald Finley, who is at home in the opera world and on concert stages. With superb accompanist Julius Drake, he introduces himself in works by Viennese masters of the Lied, Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf, as well as music by contemporary British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Czech Chamber Music Society


Franz Schubert
An Sylvia (Sylvii), D 891 (Eduard von Bauernfeld / William Shakespeare)
Liebesbotschaft (Poselství lásky), D 957, č. 1 (Ludwig Rellstab)
Wanderers Nachtlied II (Poutníkova noční píseň II), D 768 (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
Der Winterabend (Zimní večer), D 938 (Karl Gottfried von Leitner)
Bei dir allein (Jen u tebe), D 866 (Johann Gabriel Seidl)

Hugo Wolf
Mörike-Lieder (Písně na texty Eduarda Mörikeho, výběr)
Gesang Weylas (Weylina píseň)
Fußreise (Pěší putování)
Heimweh (Stesk po domově)
Begegnung (Setkání)
Verborgenheit (Ústraní)
Der Feuerreiter (Ohnivý jezdec)
Um Mitternacht (O půlnoci)
Abschied (Rozloučení)

— Intermission —

Mark Anthony Turnage
Without Ceremony (písně na texty Thomase Hardyho)
The Voice
The Walk
I Found Her Out There
The Going
Without Ceremony
Your Last Drive
Let Me Enjoy

Shakespeare in Love

Thomas Morley
O Mistress Mine (William Shakespeare: Twelfth Night)

Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Four Shakespeare Songs, Op. 31, No 2)
Under the Greenwood (W. Shakespeare: As You Like It)
Songs of the Clown, Op. 29, No 4
Hey Robin (W. Shakespeare: Twelfth Night)

Einojuhani Rautavaara
Three Sonnets of Shakespeare, Op. 14, No 3
Shall I Compare Thee (Sonnet No 18)

Michael Tippett
Three Songs for Ariel, No 2
Full Fathom Five (W. Shakespeare: The Tempest)

Madeleine Dring
Seven Shakespeare Songs, No 5
Take, o Take Those Lips Away (W. Shakespeare: Measure for Measure)

Cole Porter
Where is the Life that Late I led? (píseň Petruchia z muzikálu Kiss me, Kate, text Cole Porter)


Gerald Finley bass-baritone

Julius Drake piano

Rudolfinum — Dvořák Hall

1/16/2022 Sunday 5:30 PM

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