May 14

Carolyn Sampson, soprano, and Joseph Middleton, piano

Lincoln Center

Photo by Marco Borggreve

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For this Mother’s Day recital, “ethereal soprano” Carolyn Sampson (Times, U.K.) offers a bouquet of song featuring luscious, life-giving works from the melodious gardens of Europe. Spend a spring Sunday immersed in Britten’s pristine English roses, the whispering blooms of Strauss, Schubert, and Schumann, and the lush French courtyards of Debussy, Poulenc, and Fauré.

 

FLEURS

Purcell (arr. Britten): Sweeter than roses

Schumann: Five songs

Quilter: Damask Roses

Britten: The Nightingale and the Rose

Gounod: Le temps des roses

Fauré: Les roses d’Ispahan; Fleur jetée

Strauss: Mädchenblumen

Schubert: Die Blumensprache; Im Haine

Poulenc: Fleurs

Hahn: Offrande

Debussy: De fleurs

Lili Boulanger: Les lilas qui avaient fleuri

Chabrier: Toutes les fleurs

 

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There is no late seating.

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$45

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