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Songs and Poets
Mon, 15. Mar 2021, 20:00

Song recitals in the foyer

Philipp Jekal
Philipp Jekal
Alexandra Hutton
Alexandra Hutton
Matthew Newlin
Matthew Newlin
Annika Schlicht
Annika Schlicht
Attilio Glaser
Attilio Glaser

Olivier Messiaen’s »Harawi« (1945) is a hymn to love. His sources of inspiration range from South American folksongs to urban surrealism, taking in birdsong along the way. The result is a tonal language bursting with exuberance and tenderness.

This series of events conceived by John Parr and developed jointly with the Haus für Poesie is a mixed showcase of songs and readings. On each of the four evenings in the foyer of the Deutsche Oper Berlin a poet will present works that tie in thematically with the songs on the programme. This season also has a new feature: »Songs and Poems« for children.