«Rising star:
Ax lle

Salle de Musique de Chambre
Axelle Fanyo in a white blouse looking at the camera
©: Capuçine de Chocqueuse

What you'll hear and see

The music

  • Arnold Schönberg «Galathea» (Brettl-Lied N° 7) «Der genügsame Liebhaber» (Brettl-Lied N° 1) «Aus dem Spiegel von Arkadien» (Brettl-Lied N° 8)
  • Kurt Weill «La Complainte de la Seine» «Je ne t’aime pas» «Youkali»
  • Sofia Avramidou Entre les miroirs
  • Aaron Copland «Nature, the gentlest mother» (Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson) «Going to Heaven!» (Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson N° 11) «Heart, we will forget him» (Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson N° 5)
  • George Gershwin «The Man I Love»
  • Traditional «Sometimes I feel like a motherless child»
  • Florence Price «Songs to the Dark Virgin»
  • Margaret Bonds «The Negro speaks of rivers»
  • William Bolcom «Song of Black Max» (Cabaret Songs 1/5) «Toothbrush Time» (Cabaret Songs 2/2) «George» (Cabaret Songs 2/6) «Amor» (Cabaret Songs 1/6)

The artists

  • Axelle Fanyo soprano
  • Kunal Lahiry piano

I. Youkali

Travel to the cabarets of Berlin, Paris and New York

in this recital by soprano Axelle Fanyo and pianist Kunal Lahiry. Alongside sensual cabaret songs by Schoenberg, Weill and William Bolcom, the programme also features Aaron Copland’s contemplative settings of Emily Dickinson, songs by groundbreaking African American composers Florence Price and Margaret Bonds, and a new commission from Greek composer Sofia Avramidou.

«Rising stars» – ECHO European Concert Hall Organisation
Nominated by Philharmonie de Paris, Auditorium de Lyon and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

The concert will be recorded and broadcast on radio 100,7 on May 9, 2024.


  • Cat. I 25 €
  • Cat. II 15 €
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  • Date Wednesday 27.03.24
  • Time 19:30
  • Duration 70' including a break
  • Venue Salle de Musique de Chambre
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