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Mark Padmore, tenor, and Paul Lewis, piano

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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The art song “dream team” (New York Times) of Mark Padmore and Paul Lewis presents settings of the German Romantic literary giant Heinrich Heine by two of his contemporaries as well as songs by Mahler based on the poetry of Friedrich Rückert. Schumann wrote the miraculous Dichterliebe during his astounding “year of song.” Padmore and Lewis bring these mood portraits to life along with Brahms’s lyrical settings full of tumultuous passion.

Brahms: Sechs Lieder [Selection]
Mahler: Rückert Lieder
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48

Pre-concert lecture w/ Christine Anderson at 6:30 pm

This concert is supported by Grant Greapentrog.

Mark Padmore, tenor

English tenor Mark Padmore began his musical studies as a clarinetist, switching to singing after he gained a choral scholarship to King's College, Cambridge. After graduating in 1982, Padmore began working with a number of period performance choirs and ensembles, including the Tallis Scholars, The Sixteen and the King's Consort. In 1987, he became a member.

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Paul Lewis, piano

Paul Lewis is internationally recognized as one of the leading pianists of his generation. His many awards have included the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Instrumentalist of the Year Award, the South Bank Show Classical Music Award, the Diapason d’or de l’annee, two successive Edison awards, the 25th Premio Internazionale Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, the "Preis Der.

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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.…more info