"Two lives to live": such is the title of this recital dedicated to Kurt Weill which was first given at the 2011 Salzburg Festival. After a fruitful European career in partnership with Berthold Brecht, Weill embarked on another equally successful career in the United States.
Arias, songs and scenes from Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny), Der Silbersee, Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera), Happy End, Lady in the Dark, One Touch of Venus, Street Scene, Firebrand of Florence, Knickerbocker Holiday, Love Life and Lost in the Stars.
Angela Denoke, soprano
Tal Balshai, piano
Norbert Nagel, percussion, bass and others