Baritone Matthias Goerne meets 20 years in the cycle of Lied

He Monday 7 October at 20h, National Dissemination Center Musical (CNDM) in co-production with Teatro de La Zarzuela, present the German baritone at the XXVI Lied Cycle Matthias Goerne, which this year celebrates two decades since its debut in the cycle. Goerne has been the artist who more times has participated, with a total of twenty concerts throughout seventeen editions. Always with particularly demanding programs, Goerne's surprising proposals for male voice reveal his permanent concern in this genre. The baritone will perform with pianist Alexander Schmalcz, a mixed program featuring the music of Frank Martin, Dmitri Shostakóvich, Hans Pfitzner y Richard Strauss. tickets, with a general price 8 a 35 euros, and are on sale at the box office of Teatro de La Zarzuela, INAEM theaters, Y 902 22 49 49.

Goerne: 20 anniversary

In the words of Miguel Angel Gonzalez Barrio program notes: "Matthias Goerne and Alexander Schmalcz offer us a dense and varied recital. In every part, two contemporary composers converse about the same topics. They and their poets, their voices, respective styles and viewpoints are confronted. In the process we look at the issue from different angles, with different light, acquiring a richer and more complete picture. "

Matthias Goerne It is one of the most versatile and internationally requested singers and a frequent guest at festivals and renowned concert halls. He has collaborated with orchestras, directors and the most important pianists in the world. Born in Weimar, he studied with Hans-Joachim Beyer in Leipzig and later with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Matthias Goerne has performed in major opera houses in the world, as the Metropolitan Opera in New York, el Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Paris Opera and the Vienna State Opera. Their roles range from Wolfram, Amfortas, Wotan, Orest and Jochanaan to major roles in Duke Bluebeard’s Castle y de Bela Bartok Wozzeck by Alban Berg. The art of Goerne has been documented in numerous recordings, many of which have received prestigious awards, among them, four Grammy nominations, the ICMA Award, the Gramophone Award, el BBC Music Magazine Vocal Award 2017 and the Diapason d'Or. After his legendary recordings with Vladimir Ashkenazy and Alfred Brendel for Universal Music, He recorded a number of songs by Schubert selected twelve albums for Harmonia Mundi (The Goerne/Schubert Edition) with eminent pianists. His last recordings have received rave reviews. In addition to his residency at the New York Philharmonic, Other highlights of the season 2018-2019 included concerts with other orchestras in the United States, Europe and Japan. Matthias Goerne has sung accompanied by Daniil Trifonov, Ove Andsnes and Antonio Leif Pappano, at the Philharmonie in Berlin, the Philharmonie de Paris, Wigmore Hall in London, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona and other important places in Europe. By last, Goerne has attended summer festivals 2019 one Ravinia, Salzburg and Verbier. Matthias Goerne has participated in seventeen editions Lied: V (98-99), WE (99-00), VII (00-01), VIII (01-02), IX (02-03), X (two recitals, 03-04), XII (05-06), XIII (06-07), XIV (07-08), XV (08-09), XVI (09-10), XVII (10-11), XIX (12-13), XXI (14-15), XXIII (16-17), XXIV (three shows, 17-18), XXVI (19-20).

Photograph: Caroline Bon