Siobhan Stagg, the celebrated Berlin-based Australian soprano will perform an exclusive streamed recital from the Berlin, under the auspices of Melbourne Digital Concert Hall.
ng in the residence of the Australian Ambassador H.E. Lynette Wood on Wednesday 24 June at 8:30pm (AEST).
With pianist Kunal Lahiry, Siobhan will perform in the residence of the Australian Ambassador H.E. Lynette Wood, showcasing little-known melodies by Lili Boulanger, well-loved chansons by Fauré and Debussy and the world premiere of a new song by Melbourne composer Dermot Tutty, composed during lockdown.
Siobhan will donate her ticket proceeds from this performance to the Arts Wellbeing Collective for the benefit of Australian cultural workers.
‘As social distancing sees us separated from our loved ones, the opportunity to reconnect from the other side of the world via music is a moment I treasure. I’m grateful to the Australian Ambassador, Her Excellency Lynette Wood, for hosting this event at her Berlin residence.’
‘Wherever you may be in the world, we hope you’ll join us on Wednesday 24 June for our Berlin Soirée.’
The programme: FRANZ LISZT — O quand je dors/ REYNALDO HAHN — À Chloris/ GABRIEL FAURÉ — Notre amour.
Mandoline/ CLAUDE DEBUSSY — Mandoline/ From the song cycle Clairières dans le ciel:LILI BOULANGER — Elle est gravement gaie, Parfois je suis triste, Au pied de mon lit/ L’isle joyeuse/ DERMOT TUTTY (b. 1975) — Listen (World Premiere)/ GABRIEL FAURÉ — Claire de lune, Les berceaux, Fleur jetée/ CLAUDE DEBUSSY — Ariettes Oubliées (complete)/ LÉO DELIBES — Les filles de Cadix
Tickets: $40 (plus $5 booking fee to cover transaction and streaming costs)
Bookings: www.melbournedigitalconcerthall.com Ph 0408 339 145 (Chris)
Melbourne Digital Concert Hall is a new social enterprise run by musicians, for musicians. Devised to support the arts industry during the COVID-19 crisis and to provide a means for classical soloists and small ensembles to continue their profession, all box office proceeds going directly to the artists. In its first ten weeks, it has presented 72 concerts, engaged 133 musicians in three Australian states and generated $325,000 in ticket revenue.