Saturday, November 12, 2011
French Passions: Felicity Lott on Victor Hugo
Institut français, London
Felicity Lott reads Hugo and sings his poems. Boyd Tonkin, Literary Editor of The Independent, will chair the talk.
Born in Cheltenham, Felicity Lott is an English soprano who has appeared at all the great opera houses of the world and worked with the greatest conductors (Andrew Davis, Bernard Haitink, Vladimir Jurowski, Carlos Kleiber, Antonio Pappano and Simon Rattle). She has received many honorary doctorates, including those from the Universities of Oxford, London, Leicester, Sussex, the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Glasgow and the Sorbonne in Paris.
£12, conc £8, students £5. Early reservation recommended: book online / 020 7073 1350.
Doors open 6.40pm, no entry after 7pm.
French Passions programme