Episode #104

Karita Mattila and Martin Katz in Recital

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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Finnish soprano Karita Mattila is a fixture of international opera stages and concert halls. Here in New York, she's put a powerful stamp on roles like Tosca and Salome at the Metropolitan Opera. In this recital, she presents a series of intimate art songs, including Banalités, one of Francis Poulenc’s most beloved song cycles; the rich Five Poems of Baudelaire by Debussy; the Four Dream Songs of countryman Aulis Sallinen, and the gorgeous lieder of Joseph Marx. Joining her at the piano is Martin Katz.

Join us once again for a live chat during the performance, taking place here and on Twitter (#chlive). The chat starts below at 7:30 pm and the concert begins at 8 pm.

Program Details

Karita Mattila, Soprano
Martin Katz, Piano

POULENC Banalités
·· Chanson d'Orkenise
·· Hôtel
·· Fagnes de Wallonie
·· Voyage à Paris
·· Sanglots

DEBUSSY Cinq poèmes de Baudelaire
·· Le balcon
·· Harmonie du soir
·· Le jet d’eau
·· Recueillement
·· La mort des amants

AULIS SALLINEN Four Dream Songs, Op. 30
·· Man made from sleep
·· Cradle Song for a dead horseman
·· Three dreams, each within each
·· There is no stream

MARX "Nocturne"

MARX "Waldseligkeit"

MARX "Selige Nacht"

MARX "Valse de Chopin"

MARX "Hat Dich die Liebe berührt"

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Comments [2]

Delmar Williams

Are you going to archive this show?

Dec. 12 2011 12:04 AM
Anu Arponen from Manhattan

For all who don't know finnish language, but it end as "even the horses are laughing in the marketplace"!!!!! Very fun old song!!!

Dec. 10 2011 09:54 PM

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