A performance featuring music by the award-winning young composer Freya Waley-Cohen, including her arrangement of Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder, settings of five emotive poems by the influential German Romantic author whose poetry was a huge influence on Mahler’s composition. The concert also features a new chamber piece for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble, receiving its world premiere in this series of concerts.
We recently caught up with Freya Waley-Cohen and found out a little bit more about her and her music. Read the interview.
LONDON: PRE-CONCERT TALK
12.15pm: Freya Waley-Cohen discusses her new work with Dr Kate Kennedy ahead of its London premiere. This is a free but ticketed event – book here.
With thanks to the RVW Trust and Hinrichsen Foundation for supporting Freya Waley-Cohen’s commission.