You are invited to indulge in a night of love conveyed
through the words and music of three French
writer-and-composer combinations: Baudelaire
and Debussy; Parney and Ravel; Cocteau and
Poulenc, in this entirely French programme.
Inspired by the passion, seduction and tempestuous
affairs portrayed by the writers, the composers
capture the full breadth of emotion in the baring
of the soul. The programme will be performed in
French by American soprano Carole Farley,
who made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera
at the tender age of nineteen, and will include a
staged performance of Francis Poulenc’s one
act opera La Voix Humaine, based on the play by
Jean Cocteau. In this solo performance a woman
makes a final desperate telephone call to her lover.
English translation will be provided.
Programme (Subject to change)
||La Voix Humaine