Eight Songs For A Mad King

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Eight Songs For A Mad King

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Date(s) - 26/05/2023
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore Street,
W1U 2BP.

Event Description

Join us for Eight Songs For A Mad King with remarkable vocalist and Wigmore Hall Associate who joins with a leading contemporary ensemble under its British-Lithuanian cellist/conductor director for a late-night programme consisting of two works. In its concert performance Elaine Mitchener will be the first female soloist to undertake the iconic Maxwell Davies work, which made such a huge splash following its 1969 première, and immortalised in the 1973 recording of the work by composer/vocalist Julius Eastman. The this concert it is paired with an instrumental work by the American visual artist and poet Albert M Fine (1932-87).

  • Albert M Fine (1932-1987) –  White On White for chamber ensemble
  • Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)  – Eight Songs for a Mad King Op. 39

Wigmore Hall

  • Elaine Mitchener mezzo-contraltoAssociate Artist
  • Apartment House
  • Anton Lukoszevieze leader

Event Contact Information

Website Address: https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/elaine-mitchener-apartment-house-anton-lukoszevieze-202305262200
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