Un « Lear » nu et tourmenté au Palais
Le MondeUn « Lear » nu et tourmenté au Palais GarnierLe Monde... porte la légitimité d'une version originale, dont le succès se mesure à une vingtaine de productions depuis sa création à Munich, en juillet 1978 (mise en scène de Jean-Pierre Ponnelle), avec et pour le baryton allemand Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau ...A l'Opéra Garnier, un "Lear" d'Aribert Reimann tout en noirceur et en folieFrancetv infoall 6 news articles »
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 9:52 pm
Baritone Benjamin Appl signs to Sony
Baritone Benjamin Appl signs to Sony ClassicalGramophoneHe was also the last private pupil of the great German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Appl's first recording, containing Schumann's Dichterliebe, was released by Champs Hill, drawing from Richard Fairman in Gramophone, the comment that he is 'the ...
Posted on 23 May 2016 | 7:34 am
Big Changes at Universal Music Group -
Stereophile MagazineBig Changes at Universal Music GroupStereophile MagazineRecords imprint, whose artists include John Coltrane and Charles Mingus: Artists as holy as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Vladimir Horowitz, in my opinion. Where will the Verve Label Group, and all the US labels now under its rubric, go from here ...and more »
Posted on 20 May 2016 | 9:25 am
Gramophone collection: Mahler's
GramophoneGramophone collection: Mahler's Rückert-LiederGramophoneAt his peak in 1963, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau distils an otherworldly spirituality in this song, inspired by the sentient, deep-toned playing of the Berlin Philharmonic under Karl Böhm. Fischer-Dieskau sees everything and exaggerates nothing. 'Blicke ...
Posted on 18 May 2016 | 6:05 am
The 50 greatest Mozart recordings - part 4 -
GramophoneThe 50 greatest Mozart recordings - part 4GramophoneBoth have their good points, and both have first-rate soloists, chorus and orchestra (Barenboim has Sheila Armstrong, Dame Janet Baker, Nicolai Gedda, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the John Alldis Choir and the ECO; Marriner has Ileana Cotrubas, Helen ...and more »
Posted on 16 May 2016 | 7:12 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