Tania Pratt sings Solveig’s songs
We’re delighted to announce that Tania Pratt will join us to sing two of Solveig’s songs from Grieg’s incidental music to Peer Gynt. ‘Solveig’s Song’ is famous from the suites Grieg made of the music, but in that version the vocal line is played by the violins. ‘Solveig’s Cradle Song’, at the very end of the incidental music, is less well-known, but even more hauntingly beautiful. For more details and to book tickets for the concert, which will take place on Saturday 24th October at The Great Hall, University of Reading, click here.
Pictures at APO’s Exhibition’ Young Composers Award competition – winners announced!
We’re delighted to announce that no fewer than six talented young composers, aged between 12 and 21, will contribute pieces to our ‘Pictures at APO’s Exhibition’ project. For full details, click here.
Saturday 24th October 2015 – 7.30pm
- Humperdinck – Hansel and Gretel Overture
- Mahler – Totenfeier
- Grieg – Peer Gynt (selections from the complete incidental music)
Soprano – Tania Pratt
Conductor – Andrew Taylor
The Great Hall, University of Reading, London Road, Reading
Tickets are £12, £10 concessions and YRP, £5 under 16.
Click here for more information and to buy tickets
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