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Eva / 2020 Brisbane Music Festival

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Performance #6 in the 2020 Brisbane Music Festival 'Streamed Series'

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EVA KONG / SOPRANO

ALEX RAINERI / PIANO

Francis Poulenc: C from Deux poems de Louis Aragon

Claude Debussy: Apparition

Jules Massenet: Obeissons quand leur voix appelle from Manon

Youngsub Choi: Memory

Woon Young Na: Psalm 23

Heitor Villa-Lobos (arr. Raineri): Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise from 14 Romances, Op. 34

Karol Szymanowski: Roxana’s Lullaby from King Roger

John Adams: China Gates

John Adams: I am the wife of Mao Tse-Tung from Nixon in China

With a versatile portfolio of operatic roles traversing Mozart, Wagner and John Adams, Korean soprano Eva Kong is one of Australia’s most in-demand artists. Joined in recital by Brisbane Music Festival Artistic Director Alex Raineri at the piano, this program is a thrilling collection of colorful works.

Commencing with the perfumed harmonies of Poulenc’s C and Debussy’s exquisite Apparition, the program traverses selections from the operatic and art song canons, including two gorgeous Korean folk songs.

The recital concludes with an extract from John Adams’ opera Nixon in China. Here, Kong reprises her Green Room Award winning and Helpmann Award nominated performance of Madam Mao for Victorian Opera in 2017, a performance praised for its “spectacular coloratura” (Sydney Morning Herald).

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