Die Künstlerin als Kunstfigur - Badische
Badische ZeitungDie Künstlerin als KunstfigurBadische ZeitungDas "Italienische Liederbuch" – einmal vollständig im Wechsel mit Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, einmal solo in Auszügen – gelingt ihr in hinreißender Vollendung: Wolfs Ironie, die "-ismen" und Stimmungswechsel dieser Kleinodien kamen vielleicht nie wieder ...
Posted on 20 November 2015 | 1:01 pm
The Classical Music Network - ConcertoNet
The Classical Music NetworkConcertoNetIt is hard to overstate the impact Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau had on the genre of Lied. Not only was his a voice uniquely suited to the intimacy of the repertoire, but the emotional intelligence with which he inhabited this music has rarely been equaled.
Posted on 7 November 2015 | 4:17 am
Christian Gerhaher at Park Avenue Armory,
New York TimesChristian Gerhaher at Park Avenue Armory, and Julia Bullock at the MetNew York TimesAmong chamber music fans, the baritone Christian Gerhaher is considered the uncontested heir to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau at the helm of the German lied tradition. On Tuesday, Nov. 10, he and his longtime pianist, Gerold Huber, return to the elegant ...
Posted on 4 November 2015 | 8:09 am
Christine Vanderkooy: Piano Schubert and
Cashbox Magazine CanadaChristine Vanderkooy: Piano Schubert and SchumannCashbox Magazine CanadaChristine has performed at the Eckhardt-Grammaté National Piano Competition, the Gaudeamus International Competition in the Netherlands, and was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in the Dietrich Fischer Dieskau Workshop (before he cancelled!).
Posted on 29 October 2015 | 9:18 am
Sinatra at 100: the inimitable melody
Sydney Morning HeraldSinatra at 100: the inimitable melody lingers onSydney Morning HeraldIt is almost as hard to believe that Frank Sinatra is turning 100 as it is to come to terms with the fact that he joined the turf club more than 17 years ago. It still seems cruel and unnecessary to have to update Dean Martin's legendary quote, "It's ...and more »
Posted on 23 October 2015 | 5:50 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