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Andreas Scholl & Tamar Halperin

Music from the twentieth century with countertenor Andreas Scholl and pianist Talmar Halperin.

'His voice quality is unquestionably masculine, astonishingly high, incredibly powerful, flexible and commanding', was the verdict of a reviewer on Amazon after hearing Andreas Scholl.

Audiences and reviewers alike have given this German singer the credit for creating massive renewed interest in countertenor repertoire practically single-handed. There can be no doubt that Andreas Scholl has a particular ability to enthral and captivate concert-goers worldwide. His two most recent visits to the Bergen International Festival were no exception, when he sang to capacity audiences in Håkonshallen and received rave reviews.

Andreas Scholl has released numerous award-winning and best-selling solo albums, and is best known for his interpretations of baroque music from Purcell onwards. He has however always been a devotee of new music and has composed himself. In this concert he presents a programme of twentieth century music, accompanied by his wife and musical partner Tamar Halperin. The Israeli pianist and harpsichordist is a soloist and chamber musician with a repertoire from the renaissance to the current day. 



Andreas Scholl countertenor

Tamar Halperin piano



ARI FRANKEL (1960–)

The Rest



AARON COPLAND (1900–1990)

The Little Horse

At the River



RALPH VAUGHAN- WILLIAMS (1872–1958)

Silent Noon



BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913–1976)

Sally Gardens

Greensleeves



AARON COPLAND (1900–1990)

I bought me a Cat



JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685–1750)

English Suite no 5 prelude (solo piano)



RALPH VAUGHAN- WILLIAMS (1872–1958)

Twilight People

Tired



JOSEPH TAWADROS (1983–)

A Truth



ARVO PÄRT (1935–)

Es Sang vor langen Jahren



RALPH VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS (1872–1958)

In the Spring



ALBAN BERG (1885–1935)

Wo der Goldregen steht



BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913–1976)

The Ash Grove



ARVO PÄRT(1935–)

Vater Unser



ALBAN BERG (1885–1935)

Vielgeliebte Schöne Frau

Ferne Lieder



JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685–1750)

Prelude & Fugue in C# Major (WTC Book II) (solo piano)

Prelude & Fuguer in F# Major (WTC Book I) (solo piano)



ALBAN BERG (1885–1935)

Abschied



JOSEPH TAWADROS (1983–)

Beauty is Life



Introduction in Norwegian by Annabel Guaita at 18:55.



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Håkonshallen
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Full price420.00  
With Festival Card300.00  
Under 30 years150.00  
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