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BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day – Tchaikovsky and the Poets

When
Saturday April 21, 2018 at 4:30 pm
Where
Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
Tickets
£10, under 18s half price
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  1. By the sea - Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
  2. 6 Romances Op 6 - Pyotr Tchaikovsky
    • Do not believe, my friend
    • Not a word, O my friend
    • Why?
    • None but the lonely heart
  3. Do not sing to me, fair maiden, from 6 Romances Op 4 - Sergey Rachmaninov
  4. Winter Words Op 52 - Benjamin Britten

A series of one-hour concerts introduced by Radio 3 ‘Sunday Morning’ presenter Sarah Walker, including works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Beethoven, Britten, Schumann, Bizet, Rimsky-Korsakov and Rachmaninov.

Lyrical, romantic, and like so much of his music very often shot through with melancholy, Tchaikovsky’s songs are some of his most profound outpourings. He wrote around 100 in total, setting texts by great poets including Tolstoy and Goethe, as well as by a host of lesser known writers. In the course of a day, masterminded by pianist Anna Tilbrook, four of today’s most exciting young singers will take us on a journey through this rich treasure trove of music. And alongside Tchaikovsky’s own works we’ll hear songs by composers he loved and was inspired by, those he influenced, and his colleagues and friends.

Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3.


Venue
Saffron Hall
Audley End Road
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB11 4UH
England
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