Music in Kilkenny - A recital of French song
26 May 2013
Music in Kilkenny presents Sunday 26 MAY 4 PM Catherine Redding - soprano. Michael Quinn - piano. L’heure exquise – A recital of French song. Experience an enchanting journey through the world of French song, from the belle époque to the 1930s. Featuring exquisite melodies by Fauré, Hahn and others, as well as charming arias from Bizet’s Pearl Fishers and Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet, and Debussy’s well-known ‘Clair de lune’, L’heure exquise will transport you to a realm of moonlit terraces and smoky Parisian cafés, passionate encounters and imagined landscapes. Catherine Redding and Michael Quinn have performed together for a number of years, and share an interest in both French repertoire and the intimate medium of the song recital,with its unique marriage of poetry and music. Bringing together a wealth of international experience in opera, oratorio and chamber music, Catherine and Michael are eager to share with audiences their interpretations and love of this art form.
Telephone:+353 (0)56 776 1497
Address: Castalia Hall, Ballytobin, Callan, Co Kilkenny