Soprano Susannah Lawergren and guest pianist Bradley Gilchrist perform together one of the greatest song cycles
This new intimate mini-series, SongCo SOLO, gives you the
chance to hear individual singers from The Song Company as soloists. For each concert, one or two of them will curate
a programme of their favourite art songs or chamber music,
guiding you through their own personal vocal journey, and
partnering with some world-class guest artists.
All four performances have been rescheduled from June to October 2019
. Existing ticket holders will be contacted.
Sat 5 Oct 3pm | 'Church on the Mall', Uniting Church, Wollongong
Sun 6 Oct 2pm | Wesley Music Centre, Canberra
Sat 12 Oct 3pm | The Independent Theatre,
Sun 13 Oct 3pm | Blackheath Uniting Church
discount available for 2019 season subscription holders:
Buy 2020 tickets with a subscription discount!
“I dreamt of flowers blossoming in May, but when
the cocks crowed my eyes flew open. On the window-
panes, who painted leaves there? Go, laugh at the
dreamer who saw flowers in winter time....”
The action has all happened. The journey has no destination bar one – from which no one has ever
returned. Memories, mirages, and dreams invade the wanderer’s mind, and crows and graveyards offer him strange comfort.
Lotte Lehmann recorded and performed the first female Winterreise during World War II. Christa
Ludwig, Brigitte Fassbaender, and Christine Schäfer have all recorded versions and late last year,
Joyce di Donato made her Winterreise debut. Winterreise for soprano is a rare event, especially in
After eight years in The Song Company, please join us as we farewell Susannah in this very special SongCo SOLO recital.