Anna Netrebko und Yusif Eyvazov: Bis dass
Anna Netrebko und Yusif Eyvazov: Bis dass der Bühnentod euch scheidetTagesspiegelDietrich Fischer-Dieskau und Julia Varady, Mirella Freni und Nikolai Ghiaurov, Roberto Alagna und Angela Gheorghiu – es gibt positive Beispiele für „Traumpaare der Oper“. Anna Netrebko hat zwar erst im vergangenen Dezember geheiratet, wurde aber ...
Posted on 9 July 2016 | 8:22 am
Classical CD Of The Week: Winterreise
Classical CD Of The Week: Winterreise ThreesomeForbesMost of them probably still cite Frtiz Wunderlich and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Hans Hotter as their non plus ultra, never minding all that has happened since. Well, the reasonably-established-yet-up-and-coming Daniel Behle, who somehow got Sony's ...
Posted on 6 July 2016 | 10:30 am
Gerald Carpenter: Mosher Guest Artist Lynn
Gerald Carpenter: Mosher Guest Artist Lynn Harrell to Offer Cello as BaritoneNoozhawkThe Schubert, the Fauré and the Verdi were born with words; the Ravel was composed, without a text, as a “Vocalise-étude en forme de habanera” — for low voice and piano — and we may imagine Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's mellow baritone — or that of the ...
Posted on 5 July 2016 | 4:06 pm
We'll Never Have Paris - The New Yorker
The New YorkerWe'll Never Have ParisThe New YorkerBut Reimann understands the human voice—he was a sometime accompanist to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, for whom the title role of “Lear” was written—and, with a strong cast to perform it (which in Paris featured such superb singers as Bo Skovhus, in the ...
Posted on 30 June 2016 | 9:08 am
The Britten-Pears relationship: no longer an
Spectator.co.ukThe Britten-Pears relationship: no longer an (open) secretSpectator.co.ukThe great German tenor Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau is 'musical, but grand', the conductor Karl Richter 'really rather nice…and musical (in the German way)', while a young David Hockney is 'a very direct, open, unspoilt person' and Stephen Spender is a ...
Posted on 29 June 2016 | 8:07 pm
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