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Baritone Benjamin Appl on life as a lieder singer. Featured music and performers include works by Britten and Poulenc, and singers Veronique Gens, Felicity Lott and Nicolai Gedda.

Baritone Benjamin Appl delves into the great treasure trove of German Lieder, French melodies and English art song. He finds music and lyrics which he matches in a very down-to-earth way to his everyday experience as a Lieder singer in the 21st century. In this programme he talks about the problem of singing competitions, where to find inspiration, the dangers of imitating idols, the skills a Lieder singer needs and he asks why there is only a handful of female accompanists. Includes songs by Britten, Schubert and Poulenc. Features singers such as Veronique Gens, Theresa Berganza, Peter Pears, Felicity Lott and Nicolai Gedda.

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Sun 20 Oct 2019 23:00

Music Played

  • Kathleen Ferrier & Frederick Stone

    Come you not from Newcastle

    • WORLD OF KATHLEEN FERRIER, THE.
    • DECCA.
    • 5.
  • Enrique Granados

    El tra la la y el Punteado

    Performer: Félix Lavilla. Singer: Teresa Berganza.
    • Spanische Lieder.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    Venezia che peca

    • Reynaldo Hahn: The complete recordings.
    • Romophone.
    • 10.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The foggy, foggy dew

    Performer: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Peter Pears.
    • Folksongs.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Voyage from Calligrammes

    Performer: Francis Poulenc. Singer: Pierre Bernac.
    • Hier et Aujourd'hui.
    • CASCAVELLE.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Erlkonig, D.328

    Performer: Schönberg Ensemble. Singer: Barbara Sukowa.
    • Im wunderschoenen Monat Mai.
    • WINTER & WINTER.
    • 11.
  • Ann Murray & Graham Johnson

    Trust Her Not

    • sweet power of song.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 9.
  • Kurt Weill

    Der Abschiedsbrief

    Performer: Bengt Forsberg. Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter.
    • SPEAK LOW: SONGS BY KURT WEILL.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMAPHON.
    • 19.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Kukol'nik

    Performer: Nicolai Gedda. Performer: Jan Eyron.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Moy geniy, moy Angel, moy drug

    Performer: Ivari Ilja. Singer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky.
    • Tchaikovsky Romances.
    • Delos.
    • 5.
  • Eduard Toldrà i Soler

    Madre, unos ojuelos

    Performer: Hertha Klust. Singer: Pilar Lorengar.
    • Pilar Lorengar.
    • Audite Music Production.
    • 5.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Le Colibri from 7 Songs, Op.2

    Performer: Susan Manoff. Singer: Véronique Gens.
    • Neere.
    • Alpha Classics.
    • 12.
  • Switzerland.Traditional

    Gsatzli

    Performer: Gerald Moore. Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.
    • Encores.
    • EMI.
    • 27.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Edelweiss

    Performer: John Williams. Singer: Angelika Kirchschlager.
    • When Night Falls.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 13.
  • Robert Schumann

    Auf einer Burg from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Robert Schumann

    In der Fremde, from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Robert Schumann

    Wehmut from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Robert Schumann

    Im Walde from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Robert Schumann

    Frühlingsnacht from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Franz Schubert

    An Die Musik, D.547

    Performer: Jörg Demus. Singer: Elly Ameling.
    • Elly Ameling ~ Schubert · Schumann: Songs / Lieder.
    • Deutsche Harmonia.
    • 8.

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