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Songs from the Exotic

 21 July 2012 at 3.00pm 

Songs from the Exotic

King's Head Theatre, London
115 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1QN
United Kingdom

Cerys Jones (mezzo-soprano)
Tim Watts (piano)

Quests for spiritual enlightenment and sensual discovery...memories of lovers, long ago and faraway...the incomparable strangeness of the everyday...
Ideas of the exotic are explored in all their mystery and potency in a programme of songs based on translations of Hindu, Spanish, Polish, Serbian, German and Gaelic poetry.

Gustav Holst : Vedic Hymns, Op. 24 (selection)
Samuel Barber : Three Songs, Op. 45
Foulds John : 'Exotic' (from 'Essays in the modes')
Judith Weir : Songs from the exotic
Tim Watts : White Shadow

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