Film, Video Franz Schubert's "Winterreise"

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Title
Franz Schubert's "Winterreise"
Summary
Tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake bring a masterly command of vocal nuance and style to Schubert's late masterpiece, a bleak, powerfully cathartic song cycle written in the last months of the composer's life. A young man, rejected by his beloved, wanders into the darkness of a wintry countryside, wracked by searing emotions-- grief, anger, loneliness and alienation, touched with brief moments of reconciliation.
Event Date
February 07, 2015
Notes
-  British pianist Julius Drake is a leading collaborative pianist on the international concert scene. He is a longtime recital partner of Ian Bostridge.
-  Ian Bostridge is an artist of major prominence in the realms of opera, recitals and orchestra engagements. He has been acclaimed as one of the greatest Lieder interpreters onstage today.
Related Resources
Music & Performing Arts at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/
Running Time
1 hours 3 minutes
Language
english
Online Format
video
image
Description
Tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake bring a masterly command of vocal nuance and style to Schubert's late masterpiece, a bleak, powerfully cathartic song cycle written in the last months of the composer's life. A young man, rejected by his beloved, wanders into the darkness of a wintry countryside, wracked by searing emotions-- grief, anger, loneliness and alienation, touched with brief moments of reconciliation.
Original Format
film, video

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