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Sunday 26 April
RNCM Day of Song
Cabaret!
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Box Office 0161 907 5555
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Welcome
1.15pm RNCM Concert Hall
Please join us for a day of cabaret-inspired song,
ranging from the revolutionary beginnings of Le
Chat Noir and Kabarett, to Broadway and beyond.
This year’s performances will showcase final year
undergraduate singers and culminate in a
theatrical extravaganza featuring
the RNCM Cabaret Band.
Eric Satie La Diva de ‘l’Empire’; Allons-y Chochotte;
L’omnibus automobile; Je te veux; Tendrement
Claude Debussy La Belle au bois dormant; Mandoline
Francis Poulenc Violon; Hôtel; Voyage à Paris; Les
chemins de l’amour
Marguerite Monnot L’Étranger; La vie en rose
Jonathan Fisher artistic director
Hommage au Chat Noir
A tribute to Paris’ first modern cabaret club,
featuring music by Satie, cabaret-inspired
songs by Francis Poulenc, and a tribute to
a heroine of French cabaret, Édith Piaf.
Tickets £6 concessions available
2.15pm Carole Nash Recital Room
The Truth About Love
William Walton Daphne; Through Gilded Trellises;
Old Sir Faulk
Adam Gorb Miss Gee
Benjamin Britten Cabaret Songs
Benjamin Britten Cradle Song for Eleanor;
To Lie Flat on the Back with Knees Flexed;
When You’re Feeling Like Expressing Your Affection
Plus new songs by RNCM composers
Themes of infatuation and love’s frustrations are
explored in Britten’s every popular Cabaret Songs.
The influence of cabaret on British art song is
further explored in songs by William Walton and
new songs commissioned from RNCM composers.
Tickets £6 concessions available
3.30pm Carole Nash Recital Room
6.30pm RNCM Concert Hall
Berlin, Brecht and Beyond
Life is a Cabaret!
with the RNCM Cabaret Band
Arnold Schoenberg Selections from Brettl Lieder
Hanns Eisler Die Ballade vom Wasserad; Kavatine
der Isabella; Ballade von der Marie Sanders
Kurt Weill Wie lange noch Judenhure;
Surabaya Johnny; My Ship; What Good Would
the Moon Be; I’m a Stranger Here Myself
A programme of Brecht-inspired German
Kabarett, with music by composers who
all continued their careers Stateside.
Tickets £6 concessions available
4.30pm – 5.30pm Forman Lecture Theatre
Film Screening
The Torchbearers (USA 2015, World Première)
directed by Cheryl E Grant
William Bolcolm Cabaret Songs
Ben Parry/Garth Bardsley Songs for Girls of
a Certain Age
Arnold Schoenberg Der Nachtwandler
Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill Selections from The
Threepenny Opera (to be sung in German)
Overture; Die Moritat von Mackie Messer;
Seerauber Jenny; Kanonen Song; Eifersuchtsduett
Fred Ebb/John Kander Selections from Cabaret!
Willkommen; Mein Herr; Maybe This Time; If You
Could See Her From My Eyes; Cabaret!
In cabaret-inspired music of more recent times, this
exciting finale features a selection of witty Cabaret
Songs by William Bolcolm and selections from The
Threepenny Opera and the hit musical Cabaret!
Tickets £10 concessions available
8pm RNCM Café
Post-concert Event
Cabaret Recreated
© David Sicotte
The Torchbearers is a new film directed by Cheryl
E Grant which blends documentary and musical
forms, shedding light on the vital role that the art
of cabaret has played: introducing new social
concepts and mores to the mainstream, putting
politics in perspective, and serving as a platform
for some of the best and brightest talent.
Tickets £6 concessions available
Join us at the end of the day for a thrilling
real-life cabaret experience in the RNCM Café
and bar, featuring popular songs by George
Gershwin, Cole Porter and Noel Coward.
Free admission, no ticket required
BOOKING
HOW TO FIND US
Full Day Ticket £25
The RNCM is situated 1 mile south of Manchester
city centre, in the heart of the Education Quarter,
on the corner of Oxford Road and Booth Street
West. Oxford Road connects the RNCM by bus to
the city centre, and all of Oxford Road, Piccadilly
and Victoria train stations. Oxford Road Station
is an easy 15 minute walk away.
Individual events as listed in this leaflet
HOW TO BOOK
In Person Box Office,
124 Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9RD
By Phone 0161 907 5555
Online www.rncm.ac.uk (individual events only)
Why not take advantage of the RNCM’s secure
underground car park
for just £3.50? It’s
located next to the College in the basement
of Sir Charles Groves Hall off Rosamund Street
(open from 8am) or one of the other car parks
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