Kunstlieder muss man ganz einfach nur
inFranken.deKunstlieder muss man ganz einfach nur erzähleninFranken.deEtwa drei Jahrzehnte sind sie gemeinsam getrennte Wege gegangen: der Bariton Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau und der Tenor Christoph Prégardien. Beide haben die Interpretation des Deutschen Kunstliedes allein schon durch ihre Vorbildwirkung, aber natürlich ...
Posted on 30 June 2015 | 3:19 am
The Genius Cycle - The Weekly Standard
The Weekly StandardThe Genius CycleThe Weekly StandardThe art song for voice and piano—Lied, mélodie, canzone—is the poor relation of opera and oratorio, at least as far as popularity is concerned. There are legions of classical music fans who can hum every bar of La Traviata from overture to last gasp ...and more »
Posted on 18 June 2015 | 9:26 pm
Birtwistle's The Corridor/The Cure at
Classical-Music.com (blog)Birtwistle's The Corridor/The Cure at AldeburghClassical-Music.com (blog)... Britten's own Prince of the Pagodas, bracing programmes by internationally-acclaimed musicians (this, after all, is where Sviatoslav Richter, Mstislav Rostropovich and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau performed) and an innovative take on contemporary music.and more »
Posted on 18 June 2015 | 9:06 am
Hans Werner Henze: the Ed Miliband of opera
Spectator.co.ukHans Werner Henze: the Ed Miliband of operaSpectator.co.ukOriginally conceived as a vehicle for Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the piece concedes nothing to dramatic interest (even in this theatrical adaptation). An overwrought Kafka monologue — in which a doctor hallucinates for half an hour — is coolly ...
Posted on 18 June 2015 | 3:50 am
Classical CD & DVD reviews - Taipei
Classical CD & DVD reviewsTaipei TimesAfter that, my mind inevitably went to Bernstein's recording of Giuseppe Verdi's Falstaff with the Vienna Philharmonic, and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in the title role. Praising this to the skies is made easier by Falstaff being one of my favorite ...
Posted on 17 June 2015 | 9:02 am
The Heckler: my decades-long campaign
For 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 12 June 2015 | 6:00 pm
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
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: Imperfect
The obituaries for Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who died last week at the age of 86, praised him without stint—and, for the most part, without qualification. The English tenor Ian Bostridge, who paid tribute to him in the Guardian, spoke for just about ...
Posted on 24 May 2012 | 8:12 am
German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
German baritone Dietrich Fischer- Dieskau, considered the most prolifically recorded male concert singer of all time, died on Friday in Berg on Starnberg Lake, the Bavarian State Opera announced on its website. He was 86 years old. “The death of Dietrich ...
Posted on 19 May 2012 | 5:39 pm
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, prolific baritone,
Mr. Fischer-Dieskau with pianist Gerald Moore in 1959. BERLIN - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the renowned German baritone who performed for more than five decades on stages in Berlin, Vienna, London, and New York, died Friday at 86. The art songs and opera ...
Posted on 18 May 2012 | 6:00 pm