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Poster

Danielle de Niese & Lucerne Festival Strings From Mozart to Broadway

Mar 13, 2018 - Mar 14, 2018
Venue:National Concert Hall (No.21-1, Zhongshan S. Rd.)

Danielle de Niese won the Emmy Award at the age of 16 and is the youngest ever singer to enter the Metropolitan Opera's prestigious Young Artists' Studio. In 2015, she was invited to perform at the Last Night of the BBC Proms and has been hailed as"one of the most sought-after singers on the planet"by the BBC Radio 3.
For this concert, Danielle de Niese will present a wide range of repertoire, from a selection of arias written for opera by Mozart and a selection of songs from musicals by Bernstein to the classic Broadway songs, showcasing her versatile voice and capability to interpret music from various periods of time. Her voice features a superb quality that is crisp, bright and penetrating, demonstrating her versatility in interpreting and portraying different roles with subtle details. The richness of her performance wins her the international recognition on the world's stage. Danielle de Niese will also perform with Lucerne Festival Strings, one of the"most distinguished chamber orchestras in Europe." Lucerne Festival Strings is dedicated to exploring and premiering new composition with innovative spirit and has been acclaimed for its "golden sound" by Washington Post .

Soprano Danielle de Niese
Danielle de Niese won the heart of the audiences and the international reputation with her heavenly voice and stunning look as Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare at the Glyndebourne Festival in the UK. In 2015, she was invited to perform at the Last Night of the BBC Proms and has been hailed as "one of the most sought-after singers on the planet" by the BBC Radio 3.

Programme
Mozart Divertimento for Strings in D major, K. 136
Mozart Parto,parto,ma tu ben mio from La clemenza di Tito
Ravel Minuet sur le nom d'Haydn (1909), arr. for strings by Cliff Colnot
Mozart Ah, fuggi il traditor, from Don Giovanni
Mozart Mi tradì quell'alma ingrata from Don Giovanni
Hugo Wolf Italian Serenade in G major – string quartet version
Rossini Una voce poco fa, from Barber of Seville

INTERVAL
Mendelssohn Sinfonia No. 9 in C major Swiss Symphony, MWV N 9
Bernstein Dream with me, from Peter Pan
Bernstein Waltz, from Divertimento (1980)
Bernstein I feel Pretty, from West Side Story
Bernstein A little bit in Love from Wonderful Town
Kern and Hammerstein Can't help loving that man of mine, from Show Boat
Rogers and Hammerstein I enjoy being a girl, from Flower Drum Song
Styne and Merrill Don't rain on my parade, from Funny Girl