November 18, 2018 

Calgary’s own CBC radio personality, Katherine Duncan hosts Radio Hour with musicians Nan Hughes, mezzo-soprano, Beth Root Sandvoss, cello and Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano.

The programme takes the listener through the playful and capricious sounds of Debussy, the lyric expressions of Schumann, and Janáček’s Fairy-tales, with humour, intrigue and sophistication. Katherine Duncan will intersperse entertaining anecdotes about the featured composers throughout the programme.

Performers

Nan Hughes, mezzo-soprano

Beth Root Sandvoss, cello

Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano

Katherine Duncan, CBC Radio Host

Programme

Jules Massenet                     Élégie for Voice, Cello and Piano

Leoš Janáček                         Pohádka (Fairy tale) for Cello and Piano

Robert Schumann                 Lieder (Song selections) for Voice and Piano

Robert Schumann                 Fantasiestück, Op. 73 for Cello and Piano

Claude Debussy                    Sonata in D minor for Cello and Piano

Manuel de Falla                     Siete Canciones Populares Espagñolas

Nicholas Slonimsky              Five Advertising Songs

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