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ETAT DES LIEUX by Michel Granger: 1985 – Pigment print – 60 x 80 cm – numbered 150 ex

Our belated best wishes for the New Year!
Health, happiness and prosperity for 2017
We would like to invite you to join us for a Lieder Recital
Soprano Faustine de Monès and Pianist Daniel Seroussi
will perform works by Debussy, Granados and Haendel.

Thursday, January 26th at 18.30
in our “Urban Space”

French soprano FAUSTINE DE MONES made her operatic debut at the age of 15 at the Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges, originating the lead soprano role in Isabelle Aboulker’s Les Fables enchantées. Recent engagements include the role of Amy March in the NYC premiere of Adamo’s Little Women, her Carnegie Hall debut in Weill Recital Hall; a featured soloist appearance with Radio France Musique; a guest artist performance at the Givenchy show for the opening of New York Fashion Week, directed by Marina Abramović.She has performed with opera companies in North America, Europe, and Israel. In England, she sang the title role in Haendel’s Semele with the Benslow Music Festival and Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Longborough Festival Opera YA on tour.

Her performance of the title role in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas at the Aldeburgh Festival, conducted by Christian Curnyn, was praised by The Guardian for its “grace and natural expressivity.”

Now based in Berlin, Faustine will next be heard as Naiad in Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos with the Berlin Opera Group, and as part of the Alvarez Young Artist 2017 for Garsington Opera, where she will cover the role of Iris in their production of Semele.

Israeli-born pianist DANIEL SEROUSSI graduate of the Buchman-Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv University, and the Hanns Eisler School of Music in Berlin, is an active recitalist, chamber music player and teacher based in Berlin. He was a prize-winner in the Prix Amadeo piano competition, Aachen (2010), and, together with violinist Stefan Hempel, in the Duo Schubert and Modern Music competition, Graz, Austria (2009).

He has appeared as a soloist with the Israel Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Folkwang Chamber Orchestra, Essen, and Echo Ensemble, Berlin, and in festivals in Spain, Argentina and Germany. Daniel lives and works in Berlin.


Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
C’est l’extase – P. Verlaine
Il pleure dans mon cœur – P. Verlaine
Fleur des blés – A. Girot

Enrique GRANADOS (1867-1916)
El Mirar de la Maja – F. Periquet
El Majo olvidado – F. Periquet
El Majo discreto – F. Periquet

Georg Friedrich HÄNDEL (1685-1759)
Oh Sleep from Semele

Program Lieder Recital 26 01 2017

Souvenirs 1: pictures© Marie LE FEBVRE

Souvenirs 2: pictures© Manfred WOLF