FRIENDS AND LOVERS – a tribute to John W. Duarte

For two decades Weigel and Duarte were close friends, sharing music, mutual jury membership in numerous international competitions and also their passion: Pipe Smoking. 

Robyn Allegra Parton, internationally acclaimed soprano, and guitarist Wolfgang Weigel will participate with a collection of  songs in this ambitious project of Christopher Duarte (the composer´s son), creating a film portrait of John W. Duarte at the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the composer´s death 2004.

Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano)
Wolfgang Weigel (guitar)

Robyn and Wolfgang will contribute five songs from different life perods and song cycles of John W. Duarte plus the premiere of a new composition “Una Canción Tranquila” – specially written for this project on words by Octávio Paz by David Leisner (2024) dedicated to John W. Duarte.