Caitlin Hulcup and Friends | in Concert
3 October 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST$24
This concert is live streamed from The Melbourne Recital Centre on Australian Digital Concert Hall
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Experience evocative Romantic masterpieces with Caitlin Hulcup & Friends.
One of Australia’s great vocalists, Caitlin Hulcup is renowned for her captivating stage presence, luminous voice and expressive power. Performing with two of Melbourne’s best loved musicians, Caitlin Hulcup & Friends present an exquisite program of timeless Romantic masterpieces. With an illustrious career throughout Europe, Hulcup’s stunning sonority has resonated throughout the world’s leading stages such as the Wiener Staatsoper, Royal Opera House Covent Garden and Bolshoi Theatre. Joined by pianist Kristian Chong and violist Fiona Sargeant (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra), witness the trio breathe new life into beloved works by Schubert, Poulenc, Brahms and Massenet.
Experience the evocative storytelling and emotional depth of Schubert’s ‘Ganymed, D. 544’ and ‘Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118’. These masterpieces eloquently express themes of longing and desire through soaring vocal lines, sweeping melodies, and lush harmonies. Poulenc’s ‘Métamorphoses’ are a fleeting gem that showcases the breadth of the composer’s mastery, seamlessly taking audiences from breathless bustle to yearning melodies. The performance concludes with Massenet’s poignant and heartfelt ‘Élégie’, drawing listeners into a world of introspection. Do not miss this rare performance as Hulcup & Friends transport listeners to a realm of beauty and transcendence.
Caitlin Hulcup – Mezzo-soprano
Fiona Sargeant – Viola
Kristian Chong – Piano
Ganymed, Op. 19, No. 3, D. 544
Das sie hier gewesen, Op. 59 No. 2, D. 775
Gretchen am Spinnrade, Op. 2, D. 118
Romanze from Die Verschworenen, D. 787
Auf einer Wanderung
An eine Äolsharfe
Lied vom Winde
Brahms – 2 Gesänge, Op. 91
Loeffler – 4 Poèmes, Op. 5
Poulenc / Pierre Bernac – Métamorphoses, FP121
Vieuxtemps – Capriccio ‘Hommage à Paganini’, Op. 55
Diepenbrock – Berceuse
Frank Bridge – Music when soft voices die
Massenet / William Primrose – Élégie