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Klasična večer zagrebačkih šišmiša -
Hrvatska radiotelevizijaKlasična večer zagrebačkih šišmišaHrvatska radiotelevizijaU emisiji donosimo i esej akademika Viktora Žmegača, koji piše o sinesteziji poezije i glazbe u popijevkama Franza Schuberta, o čemu je 1971. bariton Dietrich Fischer Dieskau izjavio sljedeće: "Franz Schubert je svijet poezije preobrazio u glazbu.
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 3:11 am
Le lyrisme discret de Karl Böhm - Le Monde
Le MondeLe lyrisme discret de Karl BöhmLe MondeC'est une expression dense au lyrisme acerbe qui mène la danse mahlérienne des Kindertotenlieder chantés par un Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau des grands jours. Le Zarathoustra straussien (1958) s'élèvera à des hauteurs d'éloquence narrative tenues à ...
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 11:11 pm
Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert - Los
Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and SchubertLos Angeles TimesIn a great live 1979 performance by baritone Dietrich-Fischer-Dieskau and pianist Alfred Brendel released last year on DVD, the singer never moves a foot for more than an hour. He never falls from the tightrope. All expression is in his eyes, his mouth ...and more »
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 11:48 am
Taxes forgotten, Meany crowd welcomes André
Taxes forgotten, Meany crowd welcomes André WattsThe Seattle TimesScarlatti meets Liszt and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau? Yes, that was Watts' own baritone voice underlying a lot of the Scarlatti (especially the third sonata), not precisely singing, but vocalizing all the same. The vocalizing popped up intermittently in ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 11:58 am
La Grande Bellezza de Hans Werner Henze -
ResMusicaLa Grande Bellezza de Hans Werner HenzeResMusicaAjoutons à cela les incontournables gosiers de l'écurie de la firme: l'immense Dietrich Fischer Dieskau, Edda Moser ! On découvre vraiment les aigus alla Lulu d'une sidérante Edith Mathis, que l'on croyait abonnée aux Suzanne et autres Marcelline !
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 2:23 am
Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' andDeath in Peter Brook’s elusive, essential production of “The Suit,” which closes this weekend at UCLA, is not losing your balance. Falling and picking yourself up again means you can keep going. Brook vividly underscores that in the new documentary about his rehearsal process, “The Tightrope.”
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 12:21 pm
Taxes forgotten, Meany crowd welcomes AndréA review of Tuesday night’s recital by pianist André Watts, who played Liszt, Scarlatti, Mozart, and Beethoven for an appreciative crowd at Meany Hall in Seattle.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:15 pm
Britten’s bass-baritone for Death inThe bass-baritone John Shirley-Quirk began his working life as a scientist and went on to become one of the most significant and prolific figures in Benjamin Britten’s circle at Aldeburgh.
Posted on 10 April 2014 | 6:51 pm
Henze: Complete Deutsche Grammophon(Deutsche Grammophon, 16 CDs) Deutsche Grammophon's support for Hans Werner Henze' s music may not have been anything like as systematic or long-lasting as, for instance, Decca's commitment to Benjamin Britten , but there was a period particularly in the 1960s and 70s when the label did track his career very assiduously. The first six symphonies are here, conducted by Henze himself, but other ...
Posted on 9 April 2014 | 7:11 am
Obituaries: Anna ReynoldsAble to switch seamlessly from demanding mezzo-soprano parts on the opera stage to ethereal contralto roles in the concert hall, Anna Reynolds was one of the most expressive singers Britain produced in the 1960s. Born…
Posted on 2 April 2014 | 9:42 am
The enthralling art of EasterIt's true that when we listen to the St Matthew Passion - say in that extraordinary version conducted by Klemperer with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau as the voice of Chirst, with Peter Pears as the Evangelist and with Elisabeth Schwartzkopf and Christa Ludwig ...
Posted on 20 April 2014 | 1:00 am
Taxes forgotten, Meany crowd welcomes AndréThis was not your garden-variety Scarlatti; it was more like ... Scarlatti meets Liszt and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau? Yes, that was Watts’ own baritone voice underlying a lot of the Scarlatti (especially the third sonata), not precisely singing ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:44 pm
Remembering Baritone DietrichDietrich Fischer-Dieskau had almost too much going for him. His voice was almost too beautiful, and once he lost his baby fat, he was almost too good-looking. And he was almost too versatile. He sang opera and oratorio, Bach, Mozart, and Verdi, as well as ...
Posted on 23 May 2012 | 2:52 am
RIP Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, HerbertTwo obituaries from this weekend’s papers. For some, it is profane to link these two men in a single headline. Herbert Breslin, Pavarotti’s brash and profane manager, dies at 87. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, master singer of German art songs, dies at 86.
Posted on 21 May 2012 | 4:55 am
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, master singer ofDietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the German baritone whose name is virtually synonymous with the German art song for several generations of postwar music lovers, died May 18 at his home in Starnberg, Germany. He was 86. His death was confirmed by his fourth wife ...
Posted on 19 May 2012 | 12:11 pm