Paul Appleby, tenor
Conor Hanick, piano

Friday, January 21, 2022 - 7:30 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

A tenor with a sweet, beautifully sculpted tone, Paul Appleby has earned a strong reputation for his expressive acting, interpretative depth, and versatility. Appleby’s ability to shape phrases “with melting tenderness” (New York Times) is sure to be on display in a program highlighted by Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98, the first of the great Romantic song cycles.

Schumann: Selection of ten songs
Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98
Schubert: Selection of eight songs
Berg: Altenberg Lieder, Op. 4

The Artist(s)

Paul Appleby
Paul Appleby, tenor
American Paul Appleby has become one of the most admired tenor voices of his generation, regularly appearing on the world’s great opera, concert and recital stages. Opera News writes of him, “… his tenor is limpid and focused, but with a range of colour unusual in an instrument so essentially lyric… His singing is scrupulous and musical;… Read More
Conor Hanick
Conor Hanick, piano
Pianist Conor Hanick is regarded as one of his generation’s most inquisitive interpreters of music new and old whose “technical refinement, color, crispness and wondrous variety of articulation benefit works by any master.” (New York Times) Although his playing “defies human description” for some (Concerto Net), Hanick’s performances have received wide critical acclaim from others,… Read More


Paul Appleby | Mozart: Dies Bildnis from Die Zauberfloete
Talking with Singers | Paul Appleby