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Gerald Finley and Julius Drake - Schubert, Mahler

In a live concert from Wigmore Hall, London, Canadian baritone Gerald Finley, accompanied by Julius Drake, contrasts some of Schubert's most dramatic settings with songs by Mahler.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Canadian baritone Gerald Finley, accompanied by Julius Drake, contrasts some of Schubert's most dramatic settings with songs by Mahler.

Schubert:
Der Strom D565
Der blinde Knabe D833
Im Frühling D882
Grenzen der Menschheit D716
An Schwager Kronos D369
Der Zwerg D771
Der Schiffer D536
Der Kreuzzug D932
Der Einsame D800
Erlkönig D328

8.15: Interval

Mahler: From Des Knaben Wunderhorn:
Der Schildwache Nachtlied
Nicht wiedersehen!
Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt
Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen
Ablösung im Sommer
Zu Straßburg auf der Schanz
Lob des hohen Verstandes

Gerald Finley, baritone
Julius Drake, piano

Canadian baritone Gerald Finley contrasts some of Schubert's most dramatic songs with a selection of the folk poetry settings Mahler made, and which went on to inform much of his later work.

Perennial Schubert favourites Im Fruhling, Der Schiffer and Erlkonig join less wlll-known masterpieces such as his near-symphonic Goethe setting Grenzen der Menschheit. And Mahler was drawn to the collection of German folk poetry 'Youth's Magic Horn' for its naturalness and emotional range, from satirical to bitterly tragic; much of his musical responses to these texts resurfaces in his epic later symphonies.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gerald Finley / Julius Drake part 1

    • Franz Schubert

      Der Strom D.565

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      Der Blinde Knabe D.833

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      Im Fruhling D.882

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      Grenzen der Menschheit D.716

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      An Schwager Kronos D.369

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      Der Zwerg D.771

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      Der Schiffer (Im Winde, im Sturme befahr ich den Fluss) D.536

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      Der Kreuzzug D.932

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      Der Einsame D.800

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Franz Schubert

      Erlkonig D.328

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

  • Interval

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Quartet (Op.95) in F minor, arr. Mahler for string orchestra

      Conductor: Jeffrey Tate Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.

      • EMI.
      • CDC7-49931 2.
  • Gerald Finley / Julius Drake part 2

    • Gustav Mahler

      Der Schildwache Nachtlied

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Gustav Mahler

      Nicht wiedersehen!

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Gustav Mahler

      Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Gustav Mahler

      Wo die schonen Trompeten blasen

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Gustav Mahler

      Ablosung im Sommer

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Gustav Mahler

      Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

    • Gustav Mahler

      Lob des hohen Verstandes

      Performer: Gerald FINLEY Performer: Julius DRAKE

  • Encores

    • Gustav Mahler

      Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen

      Performer: Gerald Finley Performer: Julius Drake

    • Franz Schubert

      An Silvia D.891

      Performer: Gerald Finley Performer: Julius Drake

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