'Wandering' puts Seiwert on the map - SFGate
SFGate'Wandering' puts Seiwert on the mapSFGateIt is heavy territory: 70 minutes of brooding, passion and grief, dashed hope and frozen tears. (Seiwert chose a recording by the late baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and pianist Gerald Moore.) Seiwert's lyrical modernism follows the spirit of the ...
Posted on 22 July 2017 | 4:07 pm
Dietrich Fischer's Dieskau's final record
Slipped DiscDietrich Fischer's Dieskau's final record releaseSlipped DiscI spent a morning with the great baritone in his Berlin home a couple of years before he died. Fischer-Dieskau was in morose mood. His wife Julia was out teaching, he told me twice, seeming to resent her absence. 'I did too much,' he confessed ...and more »
Posted on 14 July 2017 | 10:20 am
Baugerüste im Konzerthaus Nikolaisaal -
Märkische Allgemeine ZeitungBaugerüste im Konzerthaus NikolaisaalMärkische Allgemeine Zeitungwurde das Haus in einer Zweckgemeinschaft von Kirchengemeinde und Rundfunk provisorisch zum „Großen Sendesaal“ für den Landessender Potsdam ausgebaut. Künstler wie Adele Stolte, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Wilhelm Furtwängler und Sergiu ...
Posted on 14 July 2017 | 9:48 am
A patience-testing cello concerto at the
Telegraph.co.ukA patience-testing cello concerto at the Proms, plus.... July's best classical concertsTelegraph.co.ukIt's the archetypal romantic song-cycle, recorded by so many great singers of the past century: Fritz Wunderlich, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Hermann Prey. The sad tale of the itinerant farmhand who falls for the miller's daughter and pines away when she ...
Posted on 2 July 2017 | 7:14 am
Every Essential Recording of Every Wagner
OperaWireEvery Essential Recording of Every Wagner Opera by Legendary Tenor Wolfgang WindgassenOperaWireWolfgang Windgassen is one of the greatest Wagnerian tenors of the 20th century. Known for his intelligence of interpretation and exactness of tone and musicality, he quickly built up a legacy that remains among the most fascinating on record. Perhaps ...
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 9:01 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