Thursday 1st October at 7pm (AEST)

The Song Company – Chant d’amour et de Mort

The Song Company’s CLOSE-UP series presents Olivier Messiaen’s rarely heard song cycle Harawi. Amy Moore and Antony Pitts perform this virtuosic cycle infused with Peruvian ritual, post-Wagnerian melodies and deep faith in the Eternal, written while Messiaen’s wife was suffering from serious mental illness.

Presenting Partner: National Art School

Artists

The Song Company:
Amy Moore – soprano
Antony Pitts – piano

Program

Olivier Messiaen  –  Harawi

  1. La ville qui dormait, toi
  2. Bonjour toi, colombe verte
  3. Montagnes
  4. Doundou tchil
  5. L’amour de Piroutcha
  6. Répétition planétaire
  7. Adieu
  8. Syllabes
  9. L’escalier redit, gestes du soleil
  10. Amour oiseau d’étoile
  11. Katchikatchi les étoiles
  12. Dans le noir

Date
Thursday 1st October at 7pm (AEST)

Duration
60 minutes