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Frisch poliert - Oberbayerisches Volksblatt
Frisch poliertOberbayerisches VolksblattDas Traumpaar – seit Jahren in diesen Rollen bewährt wie einst Lisa della Casa/ Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau – und nach einer langen Pause in Salzburg wieder zusammen: Renée Fleming und Thomas Hampson als Arabella und Mandryka. Beide sind auch ...and more »
Posted on 13 April 2014 | 3:53 pm
Guest lecturer shares love of music,
Houston ChronicleGuest lecturer shares love of music, religionHouston ChronicleOne of their rituals was listening to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, an eloquent German baritone, in a recording of "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen," a song about being immersed in an inner place of calm. "It just went right in and got to me," Black says.and more »
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 2:23 pm
Möt vår nya redaktör för klassisk musik
AftonbladetMöt vår nya redaktör för klassisk musikAftonbladetJag är utbildad operasångare vid The Royal Danish Academy of Music och har tagit masterclasses för bland andra Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Jag har även sjungit som solist i många delar av världen. Under fyra säsonger var jag dessutom en av ledarna för ...
Posted on 8 April 2014 | 3:10 am
Unsagbar schön - klassik.com
Unsagbar schönklassik.comSicher braucht man heute keine so übertriebene Deklamation mehr, wie sie einst Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau zelebrierte – aber etwas mehr dürfte denn doch. Auch das Klavier klingt, zumal in den Bässen, manchmal etwas dumpf. Gut zu hören ist das immer da, ...and more »
Posted on 8 April 2014 | 1:02 am
„Show Boat“ zum ersten
„Show Boat“ zum ersten Musiktheater-GeburtstagNeues VolksblattAn der szenischen Umsetzung waren Matthias Davids (Regie), Simon Eichenberger (Choreografie), Mathias Fischer-Dieskau (Sohn des Sängers Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau — Bühne) und Judith Peter (Kostüme) beteiligt. Von den vielen Mitwirkenden seien ...and more »
Posted on 7 April 2014 | 1:06 pm
Taxes forgotten, Meany crowd welcomes AndréA review of Tuesday night’s recital by pianist André Watts, who played Liszt, Scarlatti, Mozart, and Beethoven for an appreciative crowd at Meany Hall in Seattle.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:15 pm
Britten’s bass-baritone for Death inThe bass-baritone John Shirley-Quirk began his working life as a scientist and went on to become one of the most significant and prolific figures in Benjamin Britten’s circle at Aldeburgh.
Posted on 10 April 2014 | 6:51 pm
Henze: Complete Deutsche Grammophon(Deutsche Grammophon, 16 CDs) Deutsche Grammophon's support for Hans Werner Henze' s music may not have been anything like as systematic or long-lasting as, for instance, Decca's commitment to Benjamin Britten , but there was a period particularly in the 1960s and 70s when the label did track his career very assiduously. The first six symphonies are here, conducted by Henze himself, but other ...
Posted on 9 April 2014 | 7:11 am
Obituaries: Anna ReynoldsAble to switch seamlessly from demanding mezzo-soprano parts on the opera stage to ethereal contralto roles in the concert hall, Anna Reynolds was one of the most expressive singers Britain produced in the 1960s. Born…
Posted on 2 April 2014 | 9:42 am
Taxes forgotten, Meany crowd welcomes AndréThis was not your garden-variety Scarlatti; it was more like ... Scarlatti meets Liszt and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau? Yes, that was Watts’ own baritone voice underlying a lot of the Scarlatti (especially the third sonata), not precisely singing ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:44 pm
Remembering Baritone DietrichDietrich Fischer-Dieskau had almost too much going for him. His voice was almost too beautiful, and once he lost his baby fat, he was almost too good-looking. And he was almost too versatile. He sang opera and oratorio, Bach, Mozart, and Verdi, as well as ...
Posted on 23 May 2012 | 2:52 am
RIP Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, HerbertTwo obituaries from this weekend’s papers. For some, it is profane to link these two men in a single headline. Herbert Breslin, Pavarotti’s brash and profane manager, dies at 87. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, master singer of German art songs, dies at 86.
Posted on 21 May 2012 | 4:55 am
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, master singer ofDietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the German baritone whose name is virtually synonymous with the German art song for several generations of postwar music lovers, died May 18 at his home in Starnberg, Germany. He was 86. His death was confirmed by his fourth wife ...
Posted on 19 May 2012 | 12:11 pm
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Lyrical andDietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the German baritone whose beautiful voice and mastery of technique made him the 20th century’s pre-eminent interpreter of art songs, died on Friday at his home in Bavaria. He was 86. His wife, the soprano Julia Varady, confirmed ...
Posted on 19 May 2012 | 11:41 am