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House of canons of Santa Maria de Vilabertran / Highlights / Concert August 18, 21.00 h. Schubertíada 2018 - SARAH CONNOLLY - MALCOLM MARTINEAU - JONATHAN BROWN

Highlights
Concert August 18, 21.00 h. Schubertíada 2018 - SARAH CONNOLLY - MALCOLM MARTINEAU - JONATHAN BROWN
Start: 08/18/2018  - 
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Saturday 18 August
Time: 21.00 h.

SARAJ CONNOLLY, mezzosoprano
MALCOM MARTINEAU, piano
JONATHAN BROWN, viola

Obras by Brahms and Mahler and traditional English songs

PROGRAM
Johannes Brahms
Gestillte Sehnsucht, op 91/1
Geistlisches Wiegenlied, op. 91/2
Ständchen, op. 106/1
Da unten im Tale, WoO 33/6
Feldeinsamketi, op. 86/2
Alte Liebe, op. 72/1
Die Mainacht, op. 43/2
Von ewiger Liebe, op. 43/1

Gustav Mahler
Kindertotenlieder

Traditional English songs (various composers)

SARAH CONNOLLY, mezzosoprano

Sarah Connolly is one of the most important British mezzosopranos of present-day. She is a member of the Royal College of Music, where she studied piano and singing. She has been nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award, a TMA Award, two Grammy Awards as well as the Edison,  Gramophone and South Bank awards. In the field of opera, her most outstanding performances include Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos, by R. Strauss at the Met in New York; Dido, in Dido and Aeneas at La Scala of Milan, and Giulio Cesare by Händel at the Glyndebourne Festival. She also performs recitals worldwide, in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Dresden Staatsoper and Concertgebouw  Amsterdam. She was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2017.

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MALCOLM MARTINEAU, piano
Born in Edinburg, he studied at S. Catharine's College and the Royal College of Music. One of the leading piano accompanists of his generation, he has worked with many of the world's greatest lieder singers. He has presented the complete Britten songs at Wigmore Hall, Debussy and Poulen's at St. Johns Smith Square (which he has also recorded), and the Wolf lieder at the Edinburgh Festival. Martineau has performed in Europe's most important festivals and concerts halls, as well as Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully in New York and the Sydney Opera House. In 2004 he was appointed Doctor Honoris Causa by the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and International Fellow of Accompaniment in 2009. In 2011 he served as artistic director to the Leeds Lieder Festival.

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JONATHAN BROWN, viola
Born in chicago in 1974, Brown began his musical training at age four. After earning his Master's degree from the Julliard School in New York, he continued his studies at Mozarteum University Salzburg. He has participated in masterclasses with Diemut Poppen, Sylvia Rosenberg, and Donald Weilerstein, and has been profoundly influenced by Ferenc Rados and György Kurtág. A member of Cuarteto Casals since 2002, he has also a featured guest of other chamber ensembles, including the Tokyo, Kuss, Miro, Quiroga, and Zemlinsky quartets, and the Dandinsky Trio. As a dedicated performed of new music, Brown is a founding member of Funktion and has often appeared as a soloist with BCN216. He is currently a professor of viola and chamber music at ESMUC and an assistant professor at The Reina Sofía School of Music. He is frequently invited to teach masterclasses in Europe and the United States

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