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Sir John Tomlinson, "Michelangelo in Song"

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To open the 2015 inaugural Humanitas Series in Vocal Music, Sir John Tomlinson will give a recital accompanied by pianist David Owen Norris.

This recital will feature settings of the poetry of Michelangelo by three different composers: Benjamin Britten, Dmitri Shostakovich and Hugo Wolf.

This event is free and open to all. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

See also http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/25893

Programme

Britten – “Seven Sonnets of Michaelangelo” (1942) Wolf – “Drei Gedichte von Michaelangelo” (1897) Shostakovich – “Suite on Verses of Michaelangelo Buonarroti” (1974)

This talk is part of the Humanitas Visiting Professor in Vocal Music 2015: Sir John Tomlinson series.

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