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Iain Farrington (piano) with Simon Wallfisch (baritone)

Concert 5 from Mahler Piano Series: Love and Death

Part of the 1901 Arts Club - 2018-19 Season

Add to my Calendar 10-10-2018 19:30 10-10-2018 21:30 36 Iain Farrington (piano) with Simon Wallfisch (baritone) The Mahler Piano Series features a wide variety of musical styles that influenced Mahler, as well as the bulk of his symphonic music arranged for solo piano. Acclaimed pianist, composer and arranger Iain Farrington explores the European musical melting pot of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Featuring exceptional singers performing in an intimate salon venue from the period, this is a unique and remarkable exploration of Mahler’s musical world. Iain Farrington ​Iain has an exceptionally busy and diverse career as a pianist, composer and arranger.  He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London and at Cambridge University.  Iain has performed as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician at all the major UK venues, as well as in the USA, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Hong Kong and all across Europe.  He performed at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics with Rowan Atkinson, the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle.  Iain has worked with many of the country's leading musicians, including Willard White, Lesley Garrett, Paul McCartney and gives frequent broadcasts on BBC Radio Three.  He has composed orchestral, choral and instrumental pieces, including several orchestral works for the BBC Proms.  Iain has arranged hundreds of works in many styles, including opera, instrumental and choral, African songs, cabaret, klezmer, jazz and pop.  His chamber orchestrations of the symphonic repertoire (including much Mahler) are regularly performed around the world, and he has arranged and performed all of Elgar's symphonies on the piano. Simon WallfischSimon is “a multi-talented musician of incredible versatility” (BBC Radio 3), at home on the opera and concert stage.  Born in London into a musical family, Simon studied cello, voice and conducting at the Royal College of Music, and subsequently in Berlin, Leipzig and at the International Opera Studio of the Zurich Opera House, singing many roles on the main stage.  Recent operatic performances include Staatsoper Nürnberg, Teatro Verdi Casciana Terme, National Reis Opera, Holland and English Touring Opera.  Simon has broadcast on BBC 2, BBC Radio 3, NDR2, Bayerische Rundfunk, Swiss Radio and France Musique.  His unique style of combining cello and voice has brought him to concert halls all over the world, including Wigmore Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Oxford Lieder Festival, The Purcell Room, Kings Place and the Royal Festival Hall.  UK festivals include Leamington, Wimbledon, London Song Schubert Society of Great Britain, Alwyn Festival and abroad in Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Australia and Canada.  1901 Arts Club, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

1901 Arts Club
7 Exton Street
Waterloo

London
SE1 8UE
England


Programme

Felix MendelssohnSong without words in E minor, Op.62 no.3
Georges BizetL'Arlésienne Suite no.1: iii. Adagietto
Johann Sebastian BachPrelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
Thomas KoschatAm Wörthersee
Gustav MahlerDes Knaben Wunderhorn: Der Tamboursg'sell
Gustav MahlerRuckert Lieder: Liebst du um Schönheit
Gustav MahlerDes Knaben Wunderhorn: Revelge
Gustav MahlerRuckert Lieder: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
~ Interval ~
Gustav Mahler5th Symphony (arr. Farrington)

Performers

Iain Farrington – piano
Simon Wallfisch – baritone

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Programme Note

The Mahler Piano Series features a wide variety of musical styles that influenced Mahler, as well as the bulk of his symphonic music arranged for solo piano. 

Acclaimed pianist, composer and arranger Iain Farrington explores the European musical melting pot of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Featuring exceptional singers performing in an intimate salon venue from the period, this is a unique and remarkable exploration of Mahler’s musical world.

Iain Farrington 

Iain has an exceptionally busy and diverse career as a pianist, composer and arranger.  He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London and at Cambridge University.  Iain has performed as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician at all the major UK venues, as well as in the USA, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Hong Kong and all across Europe.  He performed at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics with Rowan Atkinson, the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle.  Iain has worked with many of the country's leading musicians, including Willard White, Lesley Garrett, Paul McCartney and gives frequent broadcasts on BBC Radio Three.  He has composed orchestral, choral and instrumental pieces, including several orchestral works for the BBC Proms.  Iain has arranged hundreds of works in many styles, including opera, instrumental and choral, African songs, cabaret, klezmer, jazz and pop.  His chamber orchestrations of the symphonic repertoire (including much Mahler) are regularly performed around the world, and he has arranged and performed all of Elgar's symphonies on the piano.

Simon Wallfisch

Simon is “a multi-talented musician of incredible versatility” (BBC Radio 3), at home on the opera and concert stage.  Born in London into a musical family, Simon studied cello, voice and conducting at the Royal College of Music, and subsequently in Berlin, Leipzig and at the International Opera Studio of the Zurich Opera House, singing many roles on the main stage.  Recent operatic performances include Staatsoper Nürnberg, Teatro Verdi Casciana Terme, National Reis Opera, Holland and English Touring Opera.  Simon has broadcast on BBC 2, BBC Radio 3, NDR2, Bayerische Rundfunk, Swiss Radio and France Musique.  His unique style of combining cello and voice has brought him to concert halls all over the world, including Wigmore Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Oxford Lieder Festival, The Purcell Room, Kings Place and the Royal Festival Hall.  UK festivals include Leamington, Wimbledon, London Song Schubert Society of Great Britain, Alwyn Festival and abroad in Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Australia and Canada. 

Concert 5 from Mahler Piano Series: Love and Death

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