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Composer: Schreker, Franz (1878-1934)

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La Chaise-DieuChants d'un compagnon errant

Zemlinsky, Schreker, Mahler
Amaury du Closel; Jiwon Song; Ensemble Voix étouffées

ZürichDie Gezeichneten (The Branded)New production

Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
Schreker: Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
Vladimir Jurowski; Barrie Kosky; Zurich Opera; Giedrė Šlekytė; Rufus Didwiszus; Klaus Bruns; John Daszak

ZürichBrunch & Lunch Concert: Vienna around 1900

Brunch & Lunch Concert: Vienna around 1900
Zemlinsky, Schreker
Lionel Pointet; Deniz Uzun; Hanna Weinmeister; Alexander Gropper; Robert Pickup

OxfordHeimat: Benjamin Appl & James Baillieu

Heimat: Benjamin Appl & James Baillieu
Schubert, Reger, Schreker, Brahms, Wolf, Strauss R., Strauss, Poulenc, Vaughan Williams, Bishop, Warlock, Ireland, Grieg
Benjamin Appl; James Baillieu

TwickenhamBenjamin Appl & James Baillieu

© Lars Borges
Schubert, Reger, Brahms, Schreker, Strauss R., Strauss, Poulenc, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Bishop, Warlock, Ireland, Grieg
Benjamin Appl; James Baillieu
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Penetrating Schreker’s kaleidoscopic score

Die Gezeichneten © Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
Franz Schreker’s Die Gezeichneten (The Branded One) is an unsettling work given the storyline’s background of abduction and clandestine sexual abuse. Calixto Bieito, as expected, eschews ambiguity regarding what goes on behind the scenes, and casts even the titular cripple Alviano Salvago in a damning light.
****1
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Toy Story: Calixto Bieito stages Die Gezeichneten

Michael Nagy (Count Tamare) and Peter Hoare (Alviano) © Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
The Spanish director offers a controversial angle but tones it down to focus on dark psychology rather than spectacle in his staging of Schrecker's hothouse opera.
***11
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Schreker's Die Gezeichneten returns to Munich

Catherine Naglestad (Carlotta Nardi), Bavarian State Opera Chorus © Wilfried Hösl
The musical glories of Schreker’s glistening, late-Romantic score are laid bare in the Bavarian State Opera’s first production of Die Gezeichneten since 1919.
****1
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Gil Shaham thrills with vivacious Barber

Gil Shaham © Luke Ratray
Gil Shaham and Juraj Valčuha join the San Francisco Symphony for electrifying performances reminding listeners of the true joy of dialogic music-making and the excitement of high-caliber ensemble collaboration.
*****
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Sensitive Schreker and energetic Rachmaninov from the BBC SO

Ilan Volkov © Simon Butterworth
A dramatic new work from Nicola LeFanu with soprano Rachel Nicholls and the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Ilan Volkov, together with a fine account of Schreker's Nachtstück.
***11
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