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New Songs From Europe (13)Duo Simolka-Wohlhauser

Das Duo Christine Wohlhauser und Rene Wohlhauser schaut gemeinsam in die noten.
Copyright: Martin Spiess

A mobile festival with world premieres. Duo Simolka-Wohlhauser from Basel specialises in interpreting contemporary vocal music and tours through Switzerland and some major European cities every year (including Basel, Paris, Munich, Berlin, Vienna and Bucharest).

A mobile festival with world premieres. Duo Simolka-Wohlhauser from Basel specialises in interpreting contemporary vocal music and tours through Switzerland and some major European cities every year (including Basel, Paris, Munich, Berlin, Vienna and Bucharest).

Christine Simolka, soprano René Wohlhauser, baritone and piano

 

Programme

  • Heinz Holliger (Basel): “Des Knaben Ohrwunder” for solo soprano (2016), words by the composer
  • René Wohlhauser (Basel): “Eingedunkelte Zeit” for soprano and baritone (2022), based on a poem by the composer, world premiere; new work, world premiere; “Charyptin-Fragmente” for soprano and baritone (2010), based on words by the composer; “Ly-Gue-Tin” for soprano, baritone and piano (2008), based on words by the composer
  • Ghenadie Ciobanu (Chisinau): “Spirits of Bards” for soprano and baritone (2021), based on words by the composer, world premiere
  • Vlad Razvan Baciu (Iași, Romania): new work, world premiere
  • Roman Vlad (Bucharest): “Coincidente” for soprano, baritone and piano (2022), based on words by the composer, world premiere
  • Henri Pauly-Laubry (Paris): “Air de Léa/Duo Léa-Arkos”, Act 4, scenes 2 and 3 from the opera “La nuit d’Arkos”, version for soprano, baritone and piano , text: Serge Safran, world premiere
  • Jean-Claude Wolff (Paris): “Lettres à Ophélia”, for soprano and piano (2022), based on poems by Michel Passelergue, world premiere
  • Stéphane Boussuge (Vienna): new work, world premiere
  • Violeta Dinescu (Bucharest/Oldenburg): “drehen” for soprano and baritone (2022), based on a poem by Eva-Maria Berg, world premiere