Charlotte Hellekant, Mezzo-soprano
Anders Kilström, Piano
T. Rangström: Regnvisan (Rain Song)/ Den enda stunden (The Only Moment)
J. Sibelius: Den första kyssen, op. 37, No. 1 (The first kiss)
E. Grieg: Jeg elsker Dig! , op. 5, No. 3 (I love you)
W. Stenhammar: Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte (The girl came from meeting her lover)
G. Nystroem: Bara hos den vars oro, from Soul and Landscape: New Songs by the Sea
N. Lindberg: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
A. Copland: At the River
C. Ives: At sea/ Serenity/ When stars are in the quiet skies
A. Vivaldi: “Eja Mater” from Stabat Mater/ “Sol da te, mio dolce amore” from Orlando Furioso
Spirituals/ Arr. T. Burleigh: My Lord what a morning/ Sometimes I feel like a motherless child/ Ain’t goin’ to study war no more
E. Korngold: Glückwunsch (I wish you bliss)
Hailed as one of the most engaging and entertaining mezzo-sopranos of our time, Charlotte Hellekant’s vocal expressiveness and strong stage presence have helped her to build an equally successful career both on the operatic and the concert stages. Amazingly versatile and eclectic, her repertoire ranges from early Baroque masterpieces to contemporary classics. Hellekant has appeared on the most important stages around the world, and is a regular guest with many of the most prominent conductors and orchestras. Her radiant presence and dark gold timbre have even inspired some of the world’s leading composers to write specifically for her distinct and unique musical abilities.
In Northern Lights , Charlotte Hellekant, accompanied by the exceptional pianist Anders Kilström, takes us on a journey through the pristine musical landscape of Northern Europe. Don’t miss Charlotte Hellekant’s insightful and inspiring musical interpretations!
Duration: approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, including one interval
Festival Outreach Programme:
Lectures - Classical Singing Today