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Soloist Concert Lise Davidsen

on September 28, 2023
This is the page for the performance on September 28, 2023.

Cast 28.09.2023

Pianist James Baillieu


The Norwegian soprano, Lise Davidsen, one of THE most sought-after international interpreters of Richard Wagner, whose voice will shape the upcoming years, will give a solo concert at the State Opera on 28 September.

The media has already spoken about her as a »flooding giant voice« (Die Welt) and as the »long-awaited voice in a million« (Telegraph). She is celebrating overwhelming success worldwide at all opera houses, including the Royal Opera House London, the Metropolitan Opera New York, and the Opéra Garnier Paris. In the Vienna State Opera, Davidsen was recently seen as Sieglinde in Die Walküre, as Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes, and as Ariadne in the title role of Ariadne auf Naxos.

Lise Davidsen has prepared a diverse program that includes works by Edvard Grieg, Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi, Jean Sibelius, Richard Wagner, Franz Schubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, Emmerich Kálmán, and Frederick Loewe.

Edvard Grieg:
»Der gynger en Båd på Bølge«, op. 69/1
»Til min Dreng«, op. 69/2
»Drømme«, op. 69/5

Giacomo Puccini:
»Sola, perduta, abbondanata« Manon Lescaut 

Giuseppe Verdi:
»Morrò – ma prima in grazia« Un ballo in maschera 
»Ave Maria« aus Otello

Jean Sibelius: 
»Den första kyssen«, op. 37/1 
»Var det en dröm?«, op. 37/4
»Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte«, op. 37/5
»Svarta rosor«, op. 36/1

Richard Wagner:
»Dich, teure Halle« Tannhäuser


Giuseppe Verdi:

»Pace, pace, mio Dio!« La forza del destino 

Franz Schubert: 
»An die Musik«
»Gretchen am spinnrade« 
»Erlkönig« (D.328) 
»Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen« (D. 343) 

Ludwig van Beethoven:
»Abscheulicher! … Komm, Hoffnung« Fidelio  

Emmerich Kálmán:
»Heia, heia! In den Bergen« Die Csárdásfürstin

Frederick Loewe: 
»I Could Have Danced All Night« My Fair Lady