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Arts Club of Washington

CANCELED: Recital JENNIFER WILSON accompanied by KAMAL KHAN

Canceled due to circumstances beyond our control. Tickets will be honored when we are able to reschedule. We apologize for any inconvenience.

CANCELED: Recital JENNIFER WILSON accompanied by KAMAL KHAN

Time & Location

Apr 10, 3:00 PM

Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA

About the event

Ms. Wilson, an alumna of the Wagner Society’s American Wagner Project, will present a program of songs, including Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and the Four Last Songs of Richard Strauss. Ms. Wilson’s repertoire includes the roles of Senta, Brünnhilde, Isolde, and Gutrune, among many others. She has performed throughout North America, Europe, Japan, and Taiwan to glowing reviews. Opera News commented that “Jennifer Wilson’s resplendent Brünnhilde bears comparison with the very greatest of her historic predecessors.” In 2016, she received the Society’s highest honor, the Richard Wagner award, for her achievements in the Wagnerian repertoire.  

Mr. Kahn is a pianist and conductor and has performed in prestigious venues worldwide, and accompanied notable artists including Sherrill Milnes, Nadine Sierra, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Marylin Horne,  Sir Bryn Terfel, Pretty Yende and violinist Josua Bell, among others. He was recipient of the first National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts prize and others. Read more about him at WWW.KAMALKHAN.COM. The PBS- Channel 13 documentary “I Live to Sing” based on his work in South Africa won the 2014 EMMY for best cultural program :http://www.thirteen.org/program-content/i-live-to-sing-full-program/

Please note: this event will be in-person only. Tickets for Wagner Society members are $40.  We will follow DC COVID regulations in effect at the time of the event. If you plan to attend, please check this website for the most up-to-date information. A reception will follow at 4:30 pm. 

Program

Jennifer Wilson, Soprano

Kamal Kahn, Piano

Richard Wagner

5 Songs on texts of Mathilde Wesendonck (the Wesendonck Lieder)

  1. "Der Engel" ("The Angel")
  2. "Stehe still!" ("Be still!")
  3. "Im Treibhaus – Studie zu Tristan und Isolde" ("In the Greenhouse")
  4. "Schmerzen"   ("Sorrows")
  5. "Träume – Studie zu Tristan und Isolde"    ("Dreams")

Johannes Brahms

Four Intermezzi for Piano

Intermezzo No. 1, op.118

Intermezzo No. 2, op.118

Intermezzo No. 3, op.118

Intermezzo No. 6, op.118

Kamahl Kahn, Piano

Intermission

Richard Strauss

Four Last Songs

"Frühling" (Spring)

"September"

"Beim Schlafengehen" (When Falling Asleep)

"Im Abendrot" (At Sunset)

Reception to follow.

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