May 26, 2017 18 40 BST

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REPLAY: Debussy Cello Sonata & French Songs (Honegger, Caplet, Ravel)

A unique recital of French music from the first half of the twentieth century by "The Singing Cellist" Simon Wallfisch and pianist Edward Rushton.

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Debussy Cello Sonata & French Songs (Honegger, Caplet, Ravel)

Simon Wallfisch (baritone voice, cello) and Edward Rushton (piano)

For this unique recital of French music from the first half of the twentieth century Simon Wallfisch is joined by the outstanding pianist and composer Edward Rushton. A varied and mellifluous selection of songs by Honegger, Caplet, Debussy and Ravel is complemented by Simon and Edward’s performance of the Debussy Cello Sonata.

The PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:45pm will be LIVE-STREAMED as well as the CONCERT from 7:30pm: jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/livestream

HONEGGER (1892-1955)
Trois poèmes de Paul Fort
Le chasseur perdu en forêt
Cloche du soir
Chanson de fol

CAPLET (1878-1925)
Nuit d’automne (Henri de Régnier)
“Quand reverrai-je, hélas!” (Joachim du Bellay)
La croix douloureuse (R.P. Lacordaire)

DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
Beau Soir (Paul Bourget)
Les cloches (Paul Bourget)
Romance (Paul Bourget)
Les angelus (Grégoire Le Roy)

Sonata for cello and piano

HONEGGER
Six poèmes de Guillaume Apollinaire
À la Santé
Clotilde
Automne
Saltimbanques
L’Adieu
Les cloches

RAVEL (1875-1937)
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée (Paul Morand)
Chanson Romanesque
Chanson épique
Chanson à boire

CAPLET
Trois Fables de Jean de La Fontaine
Le corbeau et le renard
La cigale et la fourmi
Le loup et l’agneau
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