A weird and wonderful journey through the beautiful and bizarre world of Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire. This programme interweaves the original movements of Pierrot with works by composers who influenced Schoenberg, illuminating the musical inspirations that gave rise to this unforgettable masterpiece.
Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire
Ravel Oiseaux Tristes
Webern Vier Stücke
J.S. Bach Prelude from Cello Suite No.3
Berg Four pieces for clarinet and piano Op.5
Brahms Intermezzo in A minor from 7 Fantasien Op.116
Rosie Lomas (Sprechstimme)
Rosanna Ter-Berg (flute)
Jessica Grimes (clarinet)
Joseph Houston (piano)
Kay Stephen (violin/viola)
Anna Menzies (cello)
Pre-concert talk | Joseph Houston, 5:30pm in the Brockway Room
Joseph Houston leads an introduction to the evening's programme, focussing on Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, 'sprechstimme' and how their innovative programme is put together.
Alluna Ensemble will return to the stage for a post-concert question and answer session, offering the opportunity to ask the musicians questions about all elements of the rehearsal and performance process.