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Renee Fleming / Yannick Nezet-Seguin

Voice of Nature: The Anthropocene (CD)

Soprano legend Renee Fleming explores the relationship Romantic composers had with nature through song, including Fauré & Grieg. Also features new works from living composers, to highlight our current relationship with nature. New commissions from Nico Muhly, and Pulitzer-Prize winners Kevin Putts & Caroline Shaw. With Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the piano. The Anthropocene is the name given to our current geologic epoch, ‘the age of humans’.

Kevin Putts: Evening
Fauré: 2 Mélodies, Op.83 No. 1: Prison
Hahn: Les étoiles (from 12 Rondels)
Fauré: 5 Mélodies, Op.58, No.2: En Sourdine
Fauré: Rêve d’amour, Op.5 No 2
Liszt: S’il est un charmant gazon, S284
Nico Muhly: Endless Space*
Fauré: 3 Mélodies, Op.23 No.1: Les berceaux
Fauré: 3 Mélodies, Op.8 No. 1 Au bord de l’eau
Hahn: L’enamouree (from 12 Rondels)
Liszt: Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh, S306
Grieg: Sechs Lieder, Op.48:
No.3 Lauf der welt
No.4 Die verschwiegene nachtigall
No 5. Zur rosenzeit
No 6. Ein traum
Caroline Shaw: Aurora Borealis