Gemma Summerfield, Gareth Brynmor John, Abi Hyde-Smith & Jocelyn Freeman
The Poet’s Echo
TUE 28 JUN 7.30pm | The Hearn Recital Room
Award-winning singers Gemma Summerfield (soprano) and Gareth Brynmor John (baritone) join talented cellist Abi Hyde-Smith and pianist Jocelyn Freeman for an evening of chamber music and song.
This concert includes the world-premiere of a new arrangement of Benjamin Britten’s The Poet’s Echo for soprano, cello and piano alongside works by Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Shostakovich, in honour of the 185th anniversary of Alexander Pushkin, the grandfather of Russian literature.
SongEasel Icons and Legends 2022 Series celebrates a notorious dinner meeting in Paris in May 1922 that included Marcel Proust, James Joyce, Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Diaghilev.
Running Time: approx. 70 mins no interval
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