Wednesday 27 June 2012 at 8:00pm
Melbourne Town Hall
Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Angela Denoke soprano
Wagner Tannhäuser: Overture
Wagner Die Walküre: Du bist der Lenz
Wagner Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Strauss Der Rosenkavalier: Suite
Strauss Salome: Final Scene
Featuring Angela Denoke, who recently starred in sell out performances of Salome at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
A major European singing star, Angela Denoke combines musical intelligence with a stunningly rich and characterful voice to create unforgettable performances. Her recent performances in the title role of Salome at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, was described as ‘jaw-dropping,’ with an interpretation that bordered on ‘terrifying perfection’ and demonstrating ‘vocal dexterity and stamina’.
In this panoramic concert survey of music by Wagner and Strauss, under one of the great conductors of our time, you will experience some of the most voluptuous love music ever created for the stage, from Tristan und Isolde to the luminous suite from Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier. In the closing scene from Strauss’s Salome, Denoke presents one of the great tour-de-force displays in the operatic repertoire.