By Candlelight: Myths & Legends


6 Apr 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM




Performance | 6 April 2018, Friday

7.30pm – 9pm (Approx. 20min intermission*) | Living Room | $15.00

By Candlelight is a new chamber music series presented by The Arts House. This season will feature four performances, each carefully curated by pianist Kseniia Vokhmianina, and celebrates how chamber music is best meant to be experienced: in living rooms and cosy venues, surrounded by family and friends. We invite you to hear live music played by fine chamber musicians, mingle with these artists in an informal setting, as well as share and learn music insights.

Our second concert, Myths and Legends, features Kseniia and Swiss soprano Maria Gessler in an evening of art songs that celebrate two female characters often found in classic literature and song – Mignon the dreamer and Lorelei the siren. This concert is hosted by Dr. Tang Tee Tong.


1st half: Mignon

R. Schumann: aus Op. 98a Kennst du das Land & Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt & Heissmich nicht reden

P. I. Tchaikovsky: None, but the Lonely Heart

S. Rachmaninov: Siren & Ne Poy, Krasavitsa, Pri Mne

S. Rachmaninov: Moment Musiciaux Op. 16 No. 5 in D-flat major (piano solo)

H. Wolf: Kennst du das Land

- intermission -

2nd half: Lorelei

C. Schumann: Lorelei

R. Schumann: aus Op 39: Zwielicht & Waldesgespräch

C. Loewe: Herr Oluf

R. Schumann: “Aria” (Movement II), Piano Sonata in

F-sharp minor, op.11 (piano solo)

F. Schubert: Erlkönig

F. Liszt: Die Lorelei

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