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A creative and fun collaboration between two artists and two art forms! Beginning with the much loved prologue from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the show explores the themes of romance, ennui, uncertainty, fear, anger, sorrow, regret and remembrance by interspersing solo piano music with readings. Passionate letters between Romantic composer Robert Schumann and his wife, poems by Britain's Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, adventures stories of a pet dog in Jack London's Call of the Wild will be paired with music. Piano and Poetry Pot Pourri promises to be an evening of discovery for the whole family!

 

ARTISTS

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Mary Ann Tear

(READER)

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Jacqueline Leung

(PIANO)

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PROGRAMME    

 

POT POURRI

Folk Dance from Romeo and Juliet Suite- Sergei Prokofiev

Prologue from Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare

Blumenstück- Robert Schumann 

Letters by Robert and Clara Schumann

Nocturne from Soirée Musicales Op. 6 - Clara Schumann

Midnight Meeting- Carol Ann Duffy 

3 final dances from Papillons Op. 2 - Robert Schumann

Prayer- Carol Ann Duffy 

Sonata in A major D 664 2nd Mvt- Franz Schubert

Short Interval

The Call of the Wild (excerpt) - Jack London

Arctic Night from Eskimos - Amy Beach

Scottish Legend- Amy Beach

My love is like a red red rose- Robert Burns

Reverie- Claude Debussy

Midnight Arpeggios - Gilbert Koh

Sonata in D minor K.32- Domenico Scarlatti

Ideograms- Joshua Ip

Widmung- Schumann/Liszt

 

* to be performed by Jacqueline Leung                     * to be read by Mary Ann Tear



Wed, 30 August 2017 730pm

Esplanade Recital Studio

Tickets: $38 standard

$20 for Student & Senior Citizen 

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