Im Abendrot: Songs by Wagner, Pfitzner, Strauss Matthias Goerne & Seong - Jin Cho
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- Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883): Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91:
- 1Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91: I. Der Engel02:41
- 2Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91: II. Stehe still03:23
- 3Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91: III. Im Treibhaus05:53
- 4Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91: IV. Schmerzen02:21
- 5Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91: V. Träume04:21
- Hans Pfitzner (1869 - 1949):
- 6Pfitzner: Drei Lieder, Op. 10: I. Sehnsucht03:24
- 7Pfitzner: Sechs Lieder, Op. 6: VI. Wasserfahrt01:31
- 8Pfitzner: Vier Lieder, Op. 4: I. Es glänzt so schön die sinkende Sonne02:56
- 9Pfitzner: Sieben Lieder, Op. 2: II. Ist der Himmel darum im Lenz so blau01:31
- 10Pfitzner: Vier Lieder, Op.15: III. An die Mark05:50
- 11Pfitzner: Vier Lieder, Op. 24: IV. Abendrot03:22
- 12Pfitzner: Fünf Lieder, Op. 26: II. Nachts03:41
- 13Pfitzner: Zwei Lieder, Op. 19: I. Stimme der Sehnsucht02:29
- Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949):
- 14R. Strauss: Drei Lieder, Op. 29, TrV 172: I. Traum durch die Dämmerung02:41
- 15R. Strauss: Vier Lieder, Op. 27, TrV 170: IV. Morgen03:56
- 16R. Strauss: Vier Lieder, Op. 27, TrV 170: I. Ruhe meine Seele03:52
- 17R. Strauss: Fünf Lieder, Op. 48, TrV 202: I. Freundliche Vision02:11
- 18R. Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder, TrV 296: IV. Im Abendrot07:47
Info for Im Abendrot: Songs by Wagner, Pfitzner, Strauss
After his critically-acclaimed & award-winning “Beethoven recording” with pianist Jan Lisiecki baritone Matthias Goerne continues with his next album on Deutsche Grammophon This time featuring DG exclusive artist Seong-Jin Cho. With Beethoven, Matthias Goerne and Jan Lisiecki considered the dawn of the Lied. Here, accompanied by Seong-Jin Cho, the baritone contemplates its twilight – an unending, almost century-long twilight.
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Seong-Jin Cho, piano
is one of the most internationally sought-after vocalists and a frequent guest at renowned festivals and concert halls. He has collaborated with leading orchestras all over the world. Conductors of the first rank as well as eminent pianists are among his musical partners.
Since his opera début at the Salzburg Festival in 1997 (Papageno), Matthias Goerne has appeared on the world’s principal opera stages, including the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Teatro Real, Madrid; Paris National Opera; Vienna State Opera; and the Metropolitan Opera, New York. His carefully chosen roles range from Wolfram, Amfortas, Kurwenal and Orest right up to the title roles in Alban Berg’s Wozzeck, Bartók’s Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, Paul Hindemithʼs Mathis der Maler and Aribert Reimann’s Lear. Goerne’s artistry has been documented on numerous recordings, many of which have received prestigious awards. He is currently recording a series of selected Schubert songs (The Goerne/Schubert Edition – 11 CDs) for Harmonia Mundi.
From 2001 through 2005 Matthias Goerne taught as an honorary professor of song interpretation at the Robert Schumann Academy of Music in Düsseldorf. In 2001, he was appointed an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music in London. Born in Weimar, he studied with Hans-Joachim Beyer in Leipzig, and with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
Highlights of the 2011/12 season included a tour with the Vienna Philharmonic, appearances at the Vienna State Opera and the Saito Kinen Festival (Bluebeard with Seiji Ozawa) and song recitals with Christoph Eschenbach and Leif Ove Andsnes in Paris, Vienna and New York (Carnegie Hall).
In 2012/13, Matthias Goerne sings Wolfram at the Bavarian State Opera and Amfortas in concert with the Teatro Real in Madrid. Concert highlights include appearances with the Orchestre de Paris (Bluebeard), Berlin Philharmonic (War Requiem), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony), Filarmonica del Teatro alla Scala (Mahler Lieder) and San Francisco Symphony (Wagner arias) as well as song recitals with Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Schubert cycles with Christoph Eschenbach at the Vienna Musikverein.