Shakespeare in Love
- Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 6:00 PM
- Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: Adults: $39 | Concession: $29 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
Shakespeare’s wondrous words have fascinated composers from around the world and prompted a vast output of songs, incidental music, operas and scenes. Songmakers Australia commemorates the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death with a program of songs by Brahms and Berlioz (on the tragic death of Ophelia), the chilling Lady Macbeth sleep-walking scene set by Australian composer Alison Bauld, as well as sonnets set by Korngold and Grainger, plus famous and well-loved English songs by Quilter and Finzi.
Performers: Songmakers Australia - Merlyn Quaife AM, soprano Sally-Anne Russell, mezzo-soprano Nicholas Dinopoulos, bass-baritone Andrea Katz, piano
Featured non-Australian music: Songs by Brahms, Berlioz, Quilter, Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Featured Australian Works
||Banquo's buried : soprano voice with piano by Alison Bauld|
||Willow willow : baritone voice with piano by Percy Grainger|
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