Ukrainian soprano Olena Tokar at Wigmore Hall, 9-02-2015

December 25, 2014 • Cultural, Past Events • Views: 808

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9 February 2015, 1pm

WHERE

Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2BP

Admission:

£13 concs £11

Booking information

  • Senior Citizen concessions are available for most BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime concerts.
  • These can be booked in advance and are only available from the Box Office on 020 7935 2141.

Duration

This concert will be approximately one hour in duration with no interval.

Performers

Olena Tokar, soprano
Igor Gryshyn, piano

Programme

Brahms
  • Botschaft
  • Sommerabend
  • Über die Heide
  • Es träumte mir, ich sei dir teuer
Strauss
  • Der Stern
  • Schlechtes Wetter
  • Allerseelen
  • Morgen
Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Of what I dream in the quiet night
  • Cool and fragrant is thy garland
  • Not the wind, blowing from the heights
  • The lark sings louder
Dvořák

Cigánské melodie (Gypsy Songs)

About this concert

Ukrainian soprano Olena Tokar made her breakthrough in 2011 with the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project. She won the ARD International Music Competition in Munich the following year and went on to represent her homeland as a finalist in the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.

She makes her Wigmore Hall debut with an enchanting programme of German, Russian and Czech songs.

Olena Tokar is a member of BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists scheme

More info about Olena Tokar: http://www.askonasholt.co.uk/artists/singers/soprano/olena-tokar

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