DUO 1: Agnes Wästfelt & Linda Dahl Laursen

Agnes Wästfelt, Swedish: voice

Agnes Wästfelt was born and raised south of Stockholm, where she attended her first vocal lessons at Kulturskolan in Södertälje. Wästfelt has a bachelor and master degree from Musikhögskolan in Malmö, where she studied with Britta Johansson. She also studied with professor Kirsten Buhl-Møller in the soloist program of the The Royal Danish Academy of Music. Agnes Wästfelt has since 2010 been affiliated with the Nyoperakompagniet ’Operation Opera’. In 2014 she held her debut concert and received the Swedish Wagner legat. In 2016 Wästfelt participated in Udo Reinemann master classes with pianist Linda Dahl Laursen

 

Linda Dahl Laursen, Danish: piano

Linda Dahl Laursen was born in 1981 in Jutland. In 1999, Laursen started her studies at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus with Aino Gliemann. From 2003-2007, she studied in Malmö with professor Hans Pålsson (2003-2007), and later with Niklas Sivelöv and Jens Elverkjær at The Royal Danish Academy of Music. She had her debut concert in 2013. Linda Dahl Laursen has received first prizes in: Den Danske Steinway festival, P2’s Talent Competition, Yamahas YMFE Scholarship, Ljunggrenske Tävlingen in Göteborg, KMAs Scholarship Competition for Pianists in Sweden as well as the Otto Goldschmidt Scholarship for Accompanists.

 

Repertoire:

H. Alfvén ( 1872-1960):

Så tag mit hjerte (Tove Ditlevsen)

H. Bosmans (1895-1962):

La Chanson fatale (Paul Fort)

B. Britten (1913-1976):

from On this Island: (W.H.Auden):

Now the leaves are falling fast

Seascape

Let the florid music praise

C. Debussy (1862-1918):

from 5 poémes de Baudelaire: (C.Baudelaire)

Harmonie du soir

Le jet d’eau

La mort des amants

P. Heise (1830-1879):

from Dyvekes sange: (H. Drachmann)

Skal altid fæste mit hår under hue

Vildt, vildt, vildt

R. Heppener (1925-2009):

from Four songs on poems, by Ezra Pound

Pan is dead (Ezra Pound)

T. Rangström (1884-1947):

Pan (Bo Bergman)

P. Schierbeck (1888-1949):

from The Chinese Flute, op.10:

(translated by Eugen Frank)

Vaarregnen (Thu-Fu-774)

Den trofaste hustru (Tschang-Tsi,800)

Sang paa floden (Li-Tai-Po, 698-763)

Den trofaste hustru (Tschang-Tsi,800)

F. Schubert (1797-1828):

Der Unglückliche op. 87 nr. 1 (Caroline Pichler)

J. Sibelius (1865-1957):

Svarta Rosor op. 36 nr. 1 (E.Josephson)

R. Strauss (1864-1949):

(Shakespeare, Hamlet)

Drei Lieder der Ophelia op 67:

Wie erkenn ich mein Treulieb vor andern nun

Guten Morgen,’s ist Sankt Valentinstag

Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss