The Art of Reynaldo Hahn

May 25, 2019, 4:30 pm

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Reynaldo Hahn
Reynaldo Hahn

The fascinating life and career of this French composer, conductor, accompanist, singer, and voice teacher will be explored in recordings by Victoria de los Ángeles and Maggie Teyte. Hahn will be heard performing his own songs and some delightful Offenbach as well.


“Si mes vers avaient des ailes” by Reynaldo Hahn
Maggie Teyte, soprano; Gerald Moore, piano
(London 1941 LP: HMV HLM. 7091)

“Les charbonniers et les fariniers” and “Un homme d’un vrai mérite” from La boulangère a des écus by Jacques Offenbach
Reynaldo Hahn, self‐accompanied piano
(Paris 1929. ROMOPHONE 82105‐2 A)

“D’une prison” by Reynaldo Hahn
Lotte Lehmann, soprano; Ernő Balogh, piano
(New York 1936. ROMOPHONE 81013‐2 A)

“L’Enamourée” by Reynaldo Hahn
Victoria de los Ángeles, soprano; Sinfonia of London; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor
(London 1964. EMI 3 56535 2)

“Quartet” from Le marchand de Venise by Reynaldo Hahn
Fanny Heldy, soprano; Renée Mahé, soprano; Martial Singher, baritone; Henri Le Clézio, tenor; with Orchestra; Reynaldo Hahn, conductor
(Paris 1935. ROMOPHONE 82015‐2 B)

“Ô mon bel inconnu” from Ô mon bel inconnu by Reynaldo Hahn
Susan Graham, soprano; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Yves Abel, conductor
(England 2001. ERATO 0927‐42106‐2)

“Maid of Athens” from the poem by Lord Byron, composition by Charles Gounod
Reynaldo Hahn, self‐accompanied piano
(Paris 1928. ROMOPHONE 82015‐2 A)