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Songs for a Muse

2pm, Saturday, 27 August 2022


27 Aug 2022


From $55

Presented by State Opera South Australia


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Composer Franz Liszt was captivated and inspired by the great operas of Verdi, and by his relationship with French courtesan Marie Duplessis, the real La traviata. Virtuoso pianist Konstantin Shamray showcases Liszt’s music in a passionate recital with guest soprano Fiona McArdle.

Liebestraum No. 3 in Ab major, for piano solo (S. 541)

Liebesträume – 3 songs for voice and piano
Hohe Liebe (S. 307)
Gestorben war Ich (S. 308)
O lieb, so lang (S. 298)

Three Sonnets of Petrarch, from Années del Pèlerinage, for piano solo (S. 161)
Sonnet 47
Sonnet 104
Sonnet 123

Oh! quand je dors – for voice and piano (S. 282)
Kling leise, mein Lied – for voice and piano (S. 301)

Concert-Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto, for piano solo (S. 434)

  • Duration 60
  • Interval N/A
  • Suitability G
    • German
  • Surtitles Translations provided in the program
  • Accessible Venue Yes