Golda Schultz, Anne Sofie Van Otter, Andrè Schuen, Ian Bostridge, Fatma Said Headline Schubertiade 2024

Austria’s Schubertiade has announced its 2024 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Hohenems Soprano Nikola Hillebrand and pianist Helmut Deutsch will perform works by Schubert, Clara Schumann, and Strauss. Performance Date: April 28, 2024 Bass David Steffens and pianist Ammiel Bushakevitz will take on music by Schubert, Brahms, and Strauss. Performance Date: April 29, 2024 Tenor Mauro Peter joins {…}

Thomas Hampson, Susan Zarrabi, Nikola Hillebrand, Kieran Carrel Headline Schubert Week 2023

(Credit: Frances Marshall) The program for “Schubert Week” has been unveiled. The program, which will take place between Jan. 16-22, 2023 at Pierre Boulez Saal, will kick off with Thomas Hampson and Wolfram Rieger in performance. The duo will present music by Carl Loewe, Schubert, Mahler, Zemlinsky, Hindemith, Ives, and Daugherty. Performance Date: Jan. 16, 2023 Next up, mezzo-soprano Susan {…}

Spotlight Artists Management to Present ‘Christmas in the Village’

Spotlight Artists Management is set to present “Christmas in the Village” on Dec. 9, 2022 at St. John’s in the Village in New York City. The showcase will feature music by Korngold, Strauss, Bach, Catalani, Schubert, Ravel, Guastavino, de Falla, Offenbach, Piazzola, and Nataliya Medvedovskaya. Performers include Eugenia Forteza, Zoya Gramagin, Lucas Levy, Sara Beth Pearson, and Daniel Scofield. Alexander {…}

Joélle Harvey, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Nikolay Borchev Headline Chamber Music Society’s ‘The Magic of Schubert’ Festival

(Credit: Arielle Doneson) The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center has announced its Winter Festival entitled “The Magic of Schubert.” For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances. First up will be a concert entitled “Into Eternity” featuring baritone Nikolay Borchev. He will be joined by the Orion String Quartet and pianist Wu Han. {…}

Jeanine De Bique, Joélle Harvey, Julian Prégardien Headline ‘Carnegie Hall Live’ Streaming Season

Carnegie Hall and WQXR have announced the 2022-23 season of “Carnegie Hall Live.” For the purposes of this article, the focus will be on vocal performances only. The first such broadcast will be a performance of Schubert’s Mass No. 6 in E-flat Major, D. 950. Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Cleveland Orchestra in a performance that stars Joélle Harvey, Daryl Freedman, {…}

Q & A: Tenor Allan Clayton on Schubert’s ‘Winterreise,’ His Process & An ‘Interesting’ Crossroads With Future Projects

   (© Sim Canetty-Clarke) At the pinnacle of the song cycle is Schubert’s “Winterreise.” It is a work that has been mythologized and has influenced generations of composers thereafter including Mahler, Britten, and Maury Yeston to name just a few. While written for tenor, it has nonetheless been recorded and performed by lower male voices as well as a plethora {…}

CAL PERFORMANCES 2022 Review: Sunday in the Park with Jamie Barton & Jake Heggie

On April 3, 2022, CAL PERFORMANCES presented “Sunday in the Park,” a musical celebration that filled the heart, mind, and soul for nearly two hours. Two artists of exceptional talent—Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano extraordinaire and noted American composer and pianist Jake Heggie—offered a program ranging from Schubert and Brahms to Price and Heggie himself. The concert was a sheer and satisfying delight {…}