My Last Muse: 5 Poems by Robert Graves for Bass and Orchestra. London, 15th November 2008 7.30 pm.
November 3, 2008
MY LAST MUSE
5 poems by Robert Graves for bass and orchestra by Geoffrey Álvarez.
This work for bass and orchestra will be premiered as part of a programme of works by composers Geoffrey Álvarez, Diana Burrell, Aleksander Tansman and Zygmunt Krauze.
Geoffrey Álvarez will conduct the Álvarez Chamber Orchestra, joined by soloists Patrick Ardagh-Walter (bass), Hannah Riches (saxophone) and Timothy Walker (guitar). Julia Simonne, Graves’s last muse, for whom the poems were written, will read them as an introduction.
15th November 2008 7.30 pm
St. John’s, Smith Square, London
Tel. 020 7222 1061
Web: www.sjss.org.uk Full event details: www.sjss.org.uk/pages/Diary/content_page2_2.htm (scroll down the page to 15 November) Tickets: £20.00 / £16.00 / £14.00 / £10.00 (concessions: £10.00)
NB: 6.30pm – Pre-concert talk given by Geoffrey Álvarez with
Mireille Tansman Zanuttini and Marianne Tansman Martinozzi
Full concert details:
Northern Ayres: an Anglo-Polish Celebration: Terra Incognita
Krauze Terra Incognita; Piano Quintet
Burrell Black. Starlight.
Bright. Cinnamon. Earth
Tansman sinfonietta No.2
Alvarez My Last Muse
Fantasia on Tansman’s Last Theme: Alla Polacca.
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