El crítico: atormentador de sí mismo - LA
El crítico: atormentador de sí mismoLA NACION (Argentina)Hay una frase de 1951 sobre el barítono Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau -de 26 años entonces- que resultó profética: "No hay duda de que si conserva sus recursos y se dedica a cantar todo en todas partes, está destinado a convertirse en el más refinado de los ...
Posted on 17 August 2016 | 10:17 pm
Strauss, sweetness and steel | Scoop News -
Strauss, sweetness and steel | Scoop NewsScoop.co.nzThere was a diminished audience for this New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performance, a fact probably explicable by its clash with the Super Rugby final that ...and more »
Posted on 7 August 2016 | 3:55 pm
Classical CDs Weekly: Bach, Graeme Koehne,
The Arts DeskClassical CDs Weekly: Bach, Graeme Koehne, SchubertThe Arts DeskComparing Robert Murray's new disc of Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin to the likes of Fritz Wunderlich and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau is instructive. Crucially, Murray sings like a young man, his lightness of touch and vocal agility completely winning ...
Posted on 29 July 2016 | 4:53 pm
The Heckler: my decades-long campaign
Spectator.co.ukThe Heckler: my decades-long campaign against Dietrich Fischer-DieskauSpectator.co.ukFor anyone who has been interested in classical vocal music since the middle of the last century, whether choral, operatic or solo, there has been one inescapable name and voice: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. His repertoire was gigantic, surely larger than ...
Posted on 11 June 2015 | 7:58 am
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's Art Songs - New
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's Art SongsNew Yorker (blog)Sometimes the constituent elements of the classical-music department at The New Yorker seem to move in magic sympathy. Alex Ross's piece on the legacy of the baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and my Classical Notes review of new disks featuring music ...
Posted on 6 June 2012 | 10:47 am
Heino impersonator Marc Hickox highlights
Credit: John Rabe/KPCC) And surely the most bizarrely wonderful attraction at Alpine Village is Marc Hickox's tribute to the German phenomenon Heino, who has sold more than 50 million records, more than Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, or even David Hasselhoff.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:41 am
Six of the best: Schubert songs
When sung well, such as in this recording by baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the tune flows beautifully. Ich wollt, ich wär ein Fisch D558 (1817) Here's a lesser known gem. Ich wollt, ich wär ein Fisch is another setting of Goethe, this time ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 12:10 am
BARTOK: Bluebeard’s Castle – Dietrich
BARTOK: Bluebeard’s Castle, Op. 11 – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau – Bluebeard/ Irmgard Seefried – Judith/ Swiss Festival Orch./ Rafael Kubelik – Audite 95.626, 60:41 [Distr. by Naxos] (6/2/14) ****: On the occasion of Rafael Kubelík’s 100th ...
Posted on 25 June 2014 | 2:38 pm
PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of Starnberg, his family said. The respected interpreter of classical art songs ...
Posted on 20 May 2012 | 11:13 am
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, master singer of
Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to Mr. Fischer-Dieskau’s achievement as a recording artist. He was among the most prolific classical recording artists but was not featured on more recordings than any other artist.
Posted on 19 May 2012 | 12:17 pm