Christian Gerhaher expresses himself
Christian Gerhaher expresses himself completely through German songThe Globe and MailHe was still in medical school, studying music on the side, when he took master classes with the great Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who was “a little skeptical about my abilities at the beginning.” In the end, Gerhaher says, he realized that his best ...
Posted on 24 February 2015 | 12:14 pm
Christian Gerhaher Sings 'Winterreise'
New York TimesChristian Gerhaher Sings 'Winterreise' Without All the FrillsNew York Times... by the German baritone Christian Gerhaher together with his longtime pianist and chamber music partner, Gerold Huber, it offers New Yorkers a precious glimpse of one of the greatest proponents of the German lied tradition since Dietrich Fischer ...
Posted on 20 February 2015 | 12:47 pm
Two great concerts in an intimate setting -
The National Business Review (subscription)Two great concerts in an intimate settingThe National Business Review (subscription)He has worked with many of the world's greatest conductors including Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Muti, Claudio Abbado, Giuseppe Sinopoli Colin Davis, John Eliot-Gardiner and has appeared with Same Kiri Te Kanawa, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Anne-Sophie ...
Posted on 20 February 2015 | 12:28 pm
Schubert song recital at First Presbyterian
New Canaan AdvertiserSchubert song recital at First PresbyterianNew Canaan AdvertiserIn the words of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the distinguished baritone and Schubert scholar: “Franz Schuber transformed a world of poetry into music. He raised the art song (Kuntslied) to hitherto unknown heights and laid bare the essence of all art ...
Posted on 20 February 2015 | 8:03 am
Ian Bostridge's 'Schubert's Winter Journey'
Ian Bostridge's 'Schubert's Winter Journey' examines the composer's melancholy ...Washington Post“Winterreise” itself has been recorded by scores of singers, at least five times by baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. But it has also been sung by the mezzo-soprano Brigitte Fassbaender, bass-baritones Hans Hotter and Bryn Terfel and, outstandingly ...
Posted on 4 February 2015 | 2:28 pm
Ian Bostridge’s ‘Schubert’s Winter
From one of Britain?s foremost singers, a thorough examination of a musical masterwork.
Posted on 4 February 2015 | 2:27 pm
Fischer-Dieskau was one of the giants in the tradition of Lieder interpretation. He emerged as a performer following the Second World War, and established a style of interpretation that focused on the poetry allied to an extraordinary control of timbre ...
Posted on 5 April 2014 | 8:51 am
AS HE rubbed the horses down in the bitter cold and slush of the Eastern Front in 1943, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, then 18, sang songs into their ears. Brahms's “Four Serious Songs”, perhaps, or a Bach cantata, both of which he had been learning before ...
Posted on 25 May 2012 | 10:00 am
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 | 8:34 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
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau obituary
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the distinguished German baritone, has died aged 86. His protean career was surely unique, as he sang and recorded more vocal music than any who came before. In particular, he broached more lieder (German songs) than any of his ...
Posted on 18 May 2012 | 9:23 am
German baritone opera singer Fischer-Dieskau
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. He was 86.
Posted on 18 May 2012 | 8:40 am
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Posted on 4 March 2015 | 10:31 pm