Mark Padmore, tenor
Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

“If you hear a lot of concerts in your lifetime, you might eventually hit upon one of a small handful in which the yards between you and the performer telescope to inches” (Philadelphia Inquirer). Padmore’s performances with the Society have plumbed the depths of intimate and forceful Lieder singing, and his forthcoming all-Schumann recital with Uchida, who needs no introduction, promises no less.

Schumann: Hans Christian Andersen Lieder, Op. 40
Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 39
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48

The Artist(s)

Mark Padmore, tenor
Mark Padmore was born in London and studied at King’s College, Cambridge. He has established an international career in opera, concert and recital. His appearances in Bach Passions have gained particular notice, especially his renowned performances as Evangelist in the St Matthew and St John Passions with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle,… Read More
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 for a new generation of listeners.… Read More

Videos

Tenor Mark Padmore and Pianist Paul Lewis Perform Schumann's ‘Mit Myrthen und Rosen’
Mark Padmore Sings Beethoven & Schubert
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR