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East Meets West: Love

Wed 11 Oct 2017
Classical

East Meets West: Love

‘Mancheobcheongsan Sarangga (love song)’ from Chunhyangga
‘Jajin Sarangga (love song) Ibsechang’ from Chunhyangga
‘Farewell song’ and ‘Ssukdaemeori’ from Chunhyangga
‘Namdo minyo heungtaryeong’
‘Reunion between a father and his daughter’ from Simcheongga
Eunhye Jung pansori singer
Sukki Yoon pansori singer
Taeyong Kim percussion
Grieg Ein Traum from 6 Songs, Op. 48
Strauss 'Beim Schlafengehen' from Vier Letzte Lieder, TrV 296
Schubert Du bist die Ruh, D.776
D'hardelot Because
Quilter My Life’s Delight from 7 Elizabethan Lyrics, Op. 12
Kim Like the wind Lotus goes to meet
De curtis Ti voglio tanto bene
Puccini ‘Musetta's Waltz’ from La bohéme
Lehár Dein ist mein ganzes Herz
Catalani ‘Ebben? Ne andrò lontana’ from La Wally
Puccini ‘O Soave Fanciulla’ from La bohéme
Singers from the Royal Opera House Jette Parker Young Artists Programme
Konu Kim tenor
Lauren Fagan soprano
Jae Eun Shin piano

In October 2017, Korean Sounds presents the fourth concert in the series and it is all about Love. Universally and in all ages, music has been a messenger of love.

This concert focuses on the dramatic genres – opera from the West and Pansori (musical storytelling) from the East. In the first half of the concert, pansori singers Eunhye Jung and Sukki Yoon perform various excerpts out of the pansori literature, including three love songs from the most famous pansori ‘Chunhyangga’.

In the second half of the concert, Korean tenor Keonwoo Kim and Australian soprano Lauren Fagan, both from the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme of the Royal Opera House, showcase opera arias. The concert concludes with Puccini’s love duet from the opera La bohéme, ‘O Soave Fanciulla’.

Part of K-Music 2017: London’s Festival of Korean Music

Date & start time:Wed 11 Oct 2017 – 7.30pm
Venue:Hall One

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