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ComposerSchubert, Franz (1797-1828)
PeriodRomantic
Year1817
Work typeVocal
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A consummate storyteller: Thomas Hampson sings Schubert

Thomas Hampson and Wolfram Rieger in recital at the Pierre Boulez Saal © Peter Adamik
A whole week dedicated to Schubert Lieder at the Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, kicks off with a recital with ambitious repertoire.
*****
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Harding reaches the heights with the Berlin Phil

Daniel Harding conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in Eine Alpensinfonie © Stephan Rabold
Schubert song orchestrations with Gerald Finley are not wholly convincing, but the Berliner's virtuosity sweeps all before it in Strauss's Alpensinfonie.
****1
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A lesson in lieder from Thomas Hampson

A magnificent evening of lieder from Thomas Hampson with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta in crisp accompaniment.
*****
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Thomas Hampson and Amsterdam Sinfonietta in Dublin

A stunning collaboration between Hampson and Amsterdam Sinfonietta at Dublin’s National Concert Hall, with works by Schoenberg, Wolf, Schubert and Barber.
****1
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Goerne and Eschenbach Close Out Schubert Series with “Great” Finale

Disney Hall’s week-long tribute to the music of Franz Schubert came to a grand close last Friday. Or should that be “Great?” As in Schubert’s hour-long Symphony no. 9, also known as the “Great.” And great it certainly is: not merely in the symphony’s musical material, which is some of the finest ever crafted by this composer. But also great in its proportions.
***11
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