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Dorothea Röschmann, soprano and Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Focusing on the highly poetic lieder of Robert Schumann, Röschmann and Uchida – among today’s finest interpreters of art-song – unite for a concert that showcases two brilliant artists who are fully involved in bringing the music’s meaning forward. Together they will communicate the wide palette of different, sometimes extreme, sometimes very gentle and subdued emotions of Schumann’s and Berg’s song cycles.

SchumannLiederkreis, Op. 39
BergSieben Frí¼he Lieder
SchumannFrauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42

 

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture at 6:45pm with Cori Ellison 

Dorothea Röschmann, soprano

German soprano Dorothea Röschmann is one of the most admired singers of her generation. Born in Flensburg, Germany, she made a critically acclaimed début at the 1995 Salzburg Festival as Susanna with Harnoncourt and has since returned to the Festival many times to sing Donna Elvira, Countess Almaviva, Ilia, Servilia, Nannetta, Pamina and Vitellia, with conductors.

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Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Mitsuko Uchida is a performer who brings a deep insight into the music she plays through her own search for truth and beauty. She is renowned for her interpretations of Mozart, Schubert, and Beethoven, both in the concert hall and on CD, but she has also illuminated the music of Berg, Schoenberg, Webern and Boulez.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.  All…more info