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Concert, August 24. 21'00 h. Schubertíada 2019. MATTHIAS GOERNE - ALEXANDER SCHMALCZ
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Saturday, August 24
Time: 21.00 h


Lieder by Shostakovich, Martin & Mahler.


Dmitri Shostakovich
Four Romances on Poems of Aleksandr Pushkin, op. 46
Four Monologues on Verses of Aleksandr Pushkin, op. 91

Frank Martin
Sechs Monologue aus "Jedermann"

Gustav Mahler
Ablösung im Sommer
Zu StraBburg auf der Schanz
Nicht Widersehen!
Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen
Hans und Grete
Ich ging mit Lust
Fantasie aus Don Juan
Scheiden und Meiden


Matthias Goerne is regularly invited to the most important festivals and concert halls of the world, as the Wigmore Hall in London or the Carnegie Hall in New York. In his important career as an interprer of lied he has been accompanied by pianists as Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Leif Ove Andsnes, Alfred Brendel, Christoph Eschenbach, Elisabeth Leonskaja or Alexander Schmalcz. Since making his debut as an oprea singer at the Salzburg Festival in 1997 as Papageno (The magic flute), he has been invited to perform in the ROH of London, the Royal Theater of Madrid, the Semper Opera House in Dresden or the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. He has performed, among others the Wagnerian roles of Wolfram (Tannhäuser), Kurwenal (Tristan und Isolde) and the protagonists Lear of Aribert Reimann or Wozzeck of Alban Berg.

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Alexander Schmalcz received his first piano lessons as a chorister in Dresden Kreuzchor, studied at the Conservatory of Dresden and Utrecht and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He has won numerous awards, including the contest Nederlands Impressariat 1995 (together with his piano trio) the Gerald Moore Award and the award of companion Megan Foster in 1996. He acts regularly in the most important concert halls as the Wigmore Hall in London, the  Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Royal Opera House in London or the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. He works regularly with singers like Matthias Goerne, Peter Schreier, Grace Bumbry, Konrad Jarnot or Stephan Loges. His companions of chamber music include the Petersen Quartet and the cellist Claus Reichardt. He is a professor at the Robert Schumann Conservatory in Dusseldorf from 1999.

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