Masterworks 4: Honey and Rue
All great composers push past the traditional boundaries, sweeping us along with them. Wagner wrote a tender pastoral, an intimate gift for his wife; Ravel coloured the familiar delights of childhood with a gentle intimation of melancholy. In Honey and Rue, André Previn and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison created a contemporary song cycle of desire, sacrifice, and resolution that speaks to us all. The NSO welcomes coloratura soprano, Claire de Sévigné, who adds her expressive voice to this unforgettable work.
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Previn - Honey and Rue
Ravel - Mother Goose (complete ballet)
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