Fischer-Dieskau


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Fischer-Dieskau

Dietrich . born 1925, German baritone, noted particularly for his interpretation of Schubert's song cycles
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New York, NY, April 07, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Kultur is proud to announce the DVD release of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: Schubert/Schumann Recital available April 30, 2013.
DEATHS | Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, 47, children's author Maurice Sendak, 83, "Disco diva" Donna Summers, 67, Bee Gee Robin Gibb, 62, great German singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86.
In which branch of the performing arts did Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau achieve fame?
Britten's partner Peter Pears was the obvious choice for the tenor and the great German singer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, was selected as the baritone.
There is an extensive bibliography, a general index, an index of Britten's works and an index of correspondents, reading rather like a musical Who's Who including Aaron Copland, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Zoltan Kodaly, George Malcolm, William Walton and those closely associated with his work such as William Plomer, Donald Mitchell and--of course--Peter Pears.
Moore's list of collaborators is a veritable who's who of the musical world from 1920 to 1970: Elena Gerhardt, John McCormack, Victoria de Los Angeles, Janet Baker, Jacqueline du Pre, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elizabeth Schwarzkopf and hundreds of others.
Nomura has been the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions including a four-year Fulbright Grant to study with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Hermann Prey and Gerard Souzay.
I cherish Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in the early songs, and Kathleen Ferrier and Bryn Terfel in AoSongs on the Death of ChildrenAo.
The works included span music history from Monteverdi to Part, in performances by some of the world's most highly respected musicians: the legendary Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singing Schubert's Winterreise, the preludes of Debussy performed by famed pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Martha Argerich in a signature performance of Chopin's preludes, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with Herbert von Karajan, Le Sacre du Printemps conducted by Pierre Boulez, the Piano Concerto #2 by Rachmaninoff played by Sviatoslav Richter, Leonard Bernstein conducting his own West Side Story, and so many more memorable performances of music by the world's preeminent composers.
Stephan Genz - whose tutors included such greats as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Elizabeth Schwarzkopf - is something of a Brahms specialist and has won awards for performances of lieder at international competitions in Hamburg and Stuttgart.
Renowned Turkish Huseyin Sermet will also appear in a concert conducted by Martin Fischer-Dieskau, the son of noted German singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau with the Presidential Symphony Orchestra.