Portret L van Beethovena w 4 wersjach kolorystycznych
30 05.2021

Beethoven 250th

Postponed for half a year and highly anticipated celebration of 250th birthday of Beethoven – the father of the EU anthem, the master of music of late classicism and early romanticism.

 

This will be the vocal part of the celebrations at the Baltic Sea Cultural Centre, the celebrations which we started with cameral concert online in 2020.

This time live, we will present songs, a rarely performed duet “The Chase of the Wolf”, aries and parts of the 9th Symphony.

The specialty of the evening will be a premiere of a lost piano part from Baron Picourt’s aria, prepared by a young composer, student of the Stanislaw Moniuszko Music Academy in Gdańsk, Piotr Kasiłowski.

START: 5 pm GMT + 2

 

Performers:

Kun Shan – soprano

Marta Studzińska – sopran

Lu Yang – mezzosoprano

Bartosz Jankowski – tenor

Paweł Bucki – baritone

Liang Yu – baritone

 

Aleksandra Mozgiel – piano

 

Jadwiga Rappé – programme director, host

 

PROGRAMME

 

„Mit einem gemaltem Band” /„Malowana wstęga”/

lyrics J. W. Goethe

performed by Kun Shan – soprano

 

„Der Kuss” / ”The Kiss”/

lyrics by Ch.F. Weisse

performed by Paweł Bucki – baritone

 

„An die Hoffnung” / “On Hope”/

lyrics from Urania by Ch. A. Tiedge

performed by Lu Yang - mezzosoprano

 

„Sehnsucht” / ”Longing”/

lyrics by Reissig

performed by Paweł Bucki – baritone

 

„Ich liebe dich” / “I Love You”/

lyrics by K. F. W. Herrosee

performed by Bartosz Jankowski – tenor

 

„Freudvoll und leidvoll” /„Joyful and Sorrowful”/

lyrics by J. W. Goethe

performed by Marta Studzińska – soprano

 

„Die Trommel gerühret” / ”The Drum Is A-Stirring”/ from “Egmont”/

lyrics by J. W. Goethe

performed by Marta Studzińska – soprano

 

„Opferlied” / ”Sacrificial Song”/

lyrics by F. Matthisson,

performed by Liang Lu – baryton

 

"The Chase of the Wolf”

lyrics from Scottish choirs

performed by Kun Shan – soprano

Lu Yang – mezzosoprano

 

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„Soll ein Schuh nicht drücken” / ”A Shoe Shouldn’t Pinch” – aria from the „Die schöne Schusterin” Singspiel / ”A Beautiful Shoemaker”

lyrics by Ignaz Umlauf

performed by Marta Studzińska – soprano

 

„O, welch ein Leben!” /”Oh, What a Life!”/ – Baron’s aria from the „Die schöne Schusterin” Singspiel

performed by Bartosz Jankowski – tenor

transcription for piano – Piotr Kasiłowski | premiere!

 

„Hat man nicht auch Gold beineben…” / “If you don't have gold close by”/ – Rocco’s aria from „Fidelio”

performed by Liang Yu – baritone

 

9th Symphony – parts of the Finale

performed by Kun Shan – soprano

Lu Yang – mezzosoprano

Bartosz Jankowski – tenor

Liang Yu – baritone

 

 

FREE ADMISSION!

Due to limited number of seats available and additional formalities associated with the pandemic, please attend the concert 30 minutes before.