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Russian Lullaby

  • Wesley Music Centre 20 National Circuit Forrest, ACT, 2603 Australia (map)
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Presented by Art Song Canberra

Merlyn Quaife, soprano

Christina Wilson, mezzo-soprano

Andrew Goodwin, tenor

Andrea Katz, piano

Nursery rhymes and lullabies are insightful windows into the parent-child relationship. Love and death, desires and fears are reflected in the lyrics, some of them allegoric, some outright confronting. Songs and duets by Tchaikovsky, Glinka, Mussorgsky and Kabalevsky frame the centrepiece of this program, Shostakovich’s most touching, unusual and melancholy song cycle From Jewish Folk Poetry, Op.79.

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Earlier Event: May 1
Mediterranean Feast
Later Event: August 29
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