Ludovic Tézier & Cassandre Berthon

Recital

Baritone Ludovic Tézier is a particularly big name amongst our visiting soloists, and we’re delighted that, along with Tosca, he will perform in a concert of his own too. The other soloist of the concert will be the dazzling French soprano Cassandra Berthon. She and Tézier not only perform together but are also a couple.

The first half of the concert comprises enchanting French songs from the lied repertoire of Gabriel Fauré, Francis Poulenc, and more. After the interval, it’s time for duets and arias from Mozart’s, Bellini’s and Verdi’s operas – an experience to cherish, as Ludovic Tézier is considered the world’s best interpreter of Verdi’s music.

Perhaps the secret behind Tézier’s reputation is, besides his profound skills, in his attitude: “I love Mozart, I love Verdi, but I love my job for sharing this love I have, of those masterpieces, with people. It is important to show the public that it’s much more than music, it’s one of the most fantastic accomplishments in human history.” Together with tenor Jonas Kaufmann, Ludovic Tézier has appealed to EU decision makers and European governments to save culture and the performing arts from the effects of the pandemic.


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  • Ludovic Tézier

    baritone

  • Cassandre Berthon

    soprano

  • NN

    piano

Programme

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pleurs d’or (duet)
    Le secret
    Puisqu’ici-bas toute âme (duet)
    Les berceaux

  • Francis Poulenc

    Colloque (duet)
    Les chemins de l’amour 

  • Henri Duprac

    Chanson triste

  • Charles Gounod

    Marguerite’s aria “Il était un roi de Thulé” from Faust

  • Ambroise Thomas

    Ophélie’s and Hamlet’s duet “Doute de la lumière” from Hamlet
    Hamlet’s aria ”Ô vin, dissipe la tristesse!” from Hamlet 

  • Intermission

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Zerlina’s ja Don Giovanni’s duet “La, ci darem la mano” from Don Giovanni
    Don Giovanni’s aria ”Deh, vieni alla finestra” from Don Giovanni
    Susanna’s aria ”Giunse alfin il momento – Deh, vieni, non tardar” from Le nozze di Figaro
    Susanna’s ja Count Almaviva’s duet ”Crudel, preché finora farmi languir così?” from Le nozze di Figaro
    Count Almaviva’s aria ”Hai già vinta la causa!” from Le nozze di Figaro 

  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Giulietta’s aria ”Oh! quante volte” from I Capuleti e i Montecchi
    Riccardo’s aria ”Ah! per sempre io ti perdei” from I puritani 

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Macbeth’s aria ”Pietárispettoamore” from Macbeth

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