For the Love of the Child – Songmaker’s Guild 24 May 2015Albert Combrink2015-05-13T10:02:47+02:00
Sunday 24 May
4 pm – 5.30 pm
Nassau Center, Palmyra Road
A father’s loss, a mother’s hope – Different experiences of parenthood are explored through the medium of Art Song. Owen Metsileng, one of South Africa’s latest export baritones, who recently made consistently ecstatic headlines throughout Europe for his spectacular portrayal of “Macbeth”, presents Mahler’s massive song-cycle, “Kindertotenlieder” based on texts by the extraordinary German poet Friedrich Rückert.
Louise Howlett will present the mother’s hopes and dreams and yes, also her fears, through a careful selection [read more…]