Tuesday 4th of July 7.00 PM
Tickets 37/29 €, joint ticket for 21st Century Voices concerts on July 4th & 5th 69/52 €
The last 11 movements of Henze’s song cycle Voices deal with various social themes, from prostitution to revolution. The entirety performed by London Sinfonietta and top soloists will be completed with new world premieres, which will be heard between the movements of the Voices. The first half of the entirety will be heard in 21st Century Voices I concert on Tuesday 4th of July.
Carina Vinke, mezzo-soprano
Peter Tantsits, tenor
Mariam Rezaei, turntables
Christian Karlsen, conductor
Hans Werner Henze:
Voices 12: Gedanken eines Revuemädchens während des Entkleidungsaktes (Bertolt Brecht)
Voices 13: Das wirkliche Messer (Hans Magnus Enzensberger)
Tyshawn Sorey: Requiem for a Plague: Coda, world premiere *
Voices 14: Recht und Billig (Erich Fried)
Voices 15: Patria (Miguel Barnet)
Voices 16: Screams – Interlude (Walton Smith)
Charles Uzor: 8’46” George Floyd in memoriam 8´46”
Voices 17:’The worker’ (Richard W. Thomas)
Auclair: In Solidarity With Striking Workers, world premiere *
Missy Mazzoli: In Spite of All this
– intermission –
Voices 18: Para aconsejar a una dama (Heberto Padilla)
Mariam Rezaei: Azadi /Freedom, world premiere *
Voices 19: Roses and revolutions (Dudley Randall)
Voices 20: Vermutung über Hessen (Friedrich Christian Delius)
Voices 21: Schluss (Michalis Katsaros)
Voices 22: Das Blumenfest (Hans Magnus Enzensberger)
*World premieres have been commissioned in collaboration between Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and Time of Music.
Duration ca 2 hours. Viitasaari Areena’s Cafe serves the audience during the intermission and one hour before the concert.
The concert will be broadcasted by the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE.