Jan Kobow (Tenor) und Christoph Hammer
Badische ZeitungJan Kobow (Tenor) und Christoph Hammer (Hammerflügel) mit Schuberts ...Badische ZeitungDie historisch informierte Aufführungspraxis ist bei den Vokalisten angekommen. Diese Deutung lässt jedenfalls der Liederabend im Forum Merzhausen zu. Der in Berlin geborene Tenor Jan Kobow und Christoph Hammer an einem um 1810 in Wien ...and more »
Posted on 4 February 2016 | 1:06 pm
“Communications From the Beyond” — A
Town Topics“Communications From the Beyond” — A Winter Journey With Schubert and JoyceTown TopicsSchubert “sang continuously” during the last days of his life, according to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's book Schubert's Songs (Knopf 1997). Since the only work he was able to focus on at the time was the score of his Winter Journey, we know the music he ...
Posted on 3 February 2016 | 5:14 am
Simon Rattle's approach to Benjamin Britten
Examiner.comSimon Rattle's approach to Benjamin Britten with CBSOExaminer.comHaving Peter Pears and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau as tenor and baritone soloists suggested that the texts by Wilfred Owen could be read as reflections by both English and German soldiers in the First World War. This was a brilliant idea; but Fischer ...
Posted on 29 January 2016 | 1:05 pm
Montreal Chamber Music Festival hires Ben
Montreal GazetteMontreal Chamber Music Festival hires Ben Heppner to give voice to Jacob Two-TwoMontreal GazetteModerately familiar to central Europeans in a German translation – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was one of its advocates – the melodrama was reintroduced to English speakers in 1962 by a limited-edition Columbia recording featuring Claude Rains (of ...
Posted on 28 January 2016 | 4:07 pm
Benjamin Appl: Ein "Rising Star"
NDR.deBenjamin Appl: Ein "Rising Star" in HamburgNDR.deDie zweite prägende Lehrerpersönlichkeit für Appl war Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Der große deutsche Bariton hatte Appl im Rahmen eines Meisterkurses im Jahr 2009 kennen gelernt und gab ihm bis kurz vor seinem Tod Privatunterricht. "Mit ihm habe ich ...
Posted on 26 January 2016 | 2:39 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