'A delicate mix of 19th and 21st centuries….’   The Times

Instrumentation

2(II=picc).2.2 Bb+A (II=bcl).2 - 2.2 in C.0.0 - timp(+crot ad lib.) - harp - strings

Availability

Score and parts for hire

Programme Notes

Fleur jetée Op. 39, No. 2 (1884)
Nocturne Op. 43, No. 2 (1886)
Mandoline Op. 58, No. 1 (1891)
Clair de lune - Menuet Op. 46, No. 2 (1887)
Notre amour Op. 23, No. 2 (1879)
Green Op. 58, no. 3 (1891)
Les berceaux Op. 23, no. 1 (1879)
Postlude: Op. 106 (1915)

 

Reviews

‘Matthews captured the intimacy of Fauré’s works in a delicate mix of 19th and 21st centuries… Fleur-jetée reworked the insistent piano in the horn section in an urgent concatenation of emotions… a fine complement to the original settings.’
The Times (Sarah Unwin Jones), 15 February 2001

 

Seven Songs

ABC Classic FM (Australia)

Siobhan Stagg, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Leo Hussain

Seven Songs

Federation Concert Hall (Hobart, TAS, Australia)

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Leo Hussain, Siobhan Stagg

Seven Songs

Pfarrkirche Unterägeri (Unterägeri, Zug, Switzerland)

Carmela Konrad, Zuger Sinfonietta, Johannes Meister

Seven Songs

Pfarrkirche Unterägeri (Unterägeri, Zug, Switzerland)

Carmela Konrad, Zuger Sinfonietta, Johannes Meister

Seven Songs

City Park (Launceston, TAS, Australia)

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Marko Letonja