Deux Poèmes de Mallarmé

  • Title Deux Poèmes de Mallarmé
  • Year 2001
  • Instr sop,pno
  • Duration 9 min
  • Categories Vocal
  • Publisher ACA
  • Texts Stéphane Mallarmé

First performance:
Jane Cummins, soprano, Margaret Kampmeier, piano
New York University, April 6, 2001


“The poetry of Mallarmé is elusive at best, but Louis Karchin´s elucidation in the program notes made the composer´s intention quite clear. Setting such complex poetry to music is quite a challenge, but Mr. Karchin´s expressiveness carried the day.”

Leo Kraft, The New Music Connoisseur (12/2004)