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René Pape & Camillo Radicke

Songs by Beethoven, Dvořák & Musorgsky

One of the world’s leading basses and his regular pianist collaborator present a recital of songs by Beethoven, Dvořák and Musorgsky.

Beethoven Gellert Lieder Op 48
Dvořák Biblical Songs Op 99
Quilter Three Shakespeare Songs Op 6
Musorgsky Songs and Dances of Death

With an astonishingly rich, powerful voice, German singer René Pape is one of the world’s leading basses, as subtly nuanced in his singing as he is commanding in his vocal energy. He is just as at home singing Wagner on some of the world’s great opera stages as he is in intimate concert recitals, with penetrating insights and high artistry marking out all of his performances.

Joined by German pianist Camillo Radicke, a regular recital collaborator, Pape delivers a concert of spirituality and dark drama, from the astonishing concentration of Beethoven’s impassioned Gellert settings and Dvořák’s contemplative Biblical Songs to the chilling storytelling of Musorgsky’s mini-dramas on encounters with death.

This concert was broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

René Pape Bass
Camillo Radicke Piano

Beethoven Gellert Lieder Op 48
Dvořák Biblical Songs Op 99
Quilter Three Shakespeare Songs Op 6
Musorgsky Songs and Dances of Death


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14 August 2017

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