Grammy Award-winning Canadian baritone “[Gerald] Finley possesses a warm, glowing baritone with a generous low range and silken top notes, as well as a knack for spinning out long and smooth legato lines. But just as important, he is an intelligent and committed actor.” (The New York Times)
Having received multiple Gramophone Awards with British pianist Julius Drake for their recordings, the artists return to Koerner Hall to perform works by Schubert, Rachmaninov, Beethoven, as well as American and English folk songs.
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Ludwig van Beethoven: Goethe Lieder: Neue Liebe, neues Leben, op. 75, no. 2 Wonne der Wehmut, op. 83, no.1 Mit einem gemalten Band, op. 83, no. 3 Aus Goethe’s Faust, op. 75, no. 3
Franz Schubert: Goethe Lieder: Prometheus, D. 674 Geistes-Gruss, D. 142 An den Mond II, D. 259 Rastlose Liebe, D. 138 An Schwager Kronos, D. 369 Schäfers Klagelied, D. 121 Wanderers Nachtlied II, D. 768 Erlkönig, D. 328
Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky: Romances Don Juan's Serenade, op. 38, no. 1 Amid the Din of the Ball, op. 38, no. 3 None, but the Lonely Heart, op. 6, no. 6 As Over the Burning Ashes, op. 25, no. 2
Sergei Rachmaninov: Romances Oh, no, I Pray, Don’t Leave!, op. 4, no. 1 In the Silence of the Night, op. 4, no. 3 Fate, op. 21, no. 1 Upon the Death of a Siskin, op. 21, no. 8 Christ is Risen, op. 26, no. 6 Spring Waters, op. 14, no. 11
Selections from favourite folksongs
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