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Joyce DiDonato, Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Winterreise [1CD Digipack]

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Format: CD
ICPN: 0190295284145
Release Date: 23rd April 2021
Genre: Classical

World famous mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and conductor-pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin join forces to take on one of the most brilliant song cycles ever written: Schubert’s Winterreise (Winter Journey). DiDonato, however, casts a different light on this beloved cycle of 24 songs in telling their story from the perspective of the woman, the lost love. Nancy Plum, Town Topics writes: “The question of what happened to the woman who sent the narrator on a tortuous journey was not answered in the Wilhelm Müller poetry from which Schubert drew the text, but DiDonato created a scenario onstage of being that woman, reading from the narrator’s journal and responding to the inherent despair.”

New York Classical Review wrote about Joyce Didonato’s interpretation:
“…what stood out was the heavy emotion that came through in her singing, as she lingered on a syllable here, pressed her tone there. She created vivid feelings with her contrasts…”


TRACKLIST
Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Winterreise D.911 (published as Op.89) (1827)
Texts: Wilhelm Müller (1794–1827) - Editions Bärenreiter
1. Gute Nacht (Mässig) (D minor)
2. Die Wetterfahne (Ziemlich geschwind) (A minor)
3. Gefrorne Tränen (Nicht zu langsam) (F minor)
4. Erstarrung (Ziemlich schnell) (C minor)
5. Der Lindenbaum (Mässig) (E major)
6. Wasserflut (Langsam) (E minor)
7. Auf dem Flusse (Langsam) (E minor - 2nd version)
8. Rückblick (Nicht zu geschwind) (G minor/G major)
9. Irrlicht (Langsam) (B minor)
10. Rast (Mässig) (C minor - 2nd version)
11. Frühlingstraum (Etwas bewegt) (A major - 2nd version)
12. Einsamkeit (Langsam) (B minor)
13. Die Post (Etwas geschwind) (E-flat major)
14. Der greise Kopf (Etwas langsam) (C minor)
15. Die Krähe (Etwas langsam) (C minor)
16. Letzte Hoffnung (Nicht zu geschwind) (E-flat major)
17. Im Dorfe (Etwas langsam) (D major)
18. Der stürmische Morgen (Ziemlich geschwind, doch kräftig) (D minor)
19. Täuschung (Etwas geschwind) (A major)
20. Der Wegweiser (Mässig) (G minor)
21. Das Wirtshaus (Sehr langsam) (F major)
22. Mut (Ziemlich geschwind, kräftig) (G minor/G major - 2nd version)
23. Die Nebensonnen (Nicht zu langsam) (A major - 2nd version)
24. Der Leiermann (Etwas langsam) (A minor)
Artists:
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, piano

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