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55. Yajie Zhang, Hartmut Höll: Gustav Mahler

25 October 2022, 13:00 - 14:00



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The young Chinese mezzo-soprano Yajie Zhang stands out for ‘her colourful timbre, flawless voice, and remarkable receptivity’ (Operawire) and garners similar praise wherever she performs. Together with the celebrated German pianist Hartmut Höll, she presents a programme of Mahler songs, including his Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen and the monumental final movement of Das Lied von der Erde; ‘Der Abschied’.


All our seating is unreserved; please arrive in good time to take your seat. For groups of more than 10, please phone or email the box office to book your tickets.

The event duration is approximately 1 hour and there will be no interval.


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Artist Portrait

Yajie Zhang

Yajie Zhang


"Strikingly attractive voice of ebony colour - “(Abendzeitung)" Standing out in opera, concert and song recitals alike with her colourful timbre, flawless voice, and remarkable receptivity, the young mezzo-soprano is critically acclaimed as a "voice that is something to look out for.” (Operawire). Current season highlights include Yajie Zhang's return to the Bavarian State Opera in Rossini’s La Cenerentola as Tisbe, as well as appearances in the new productions of G.F. Haas’ opera Thomas, The ... Read Full Biography
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Hartmut Höll

Hartmut Höll


Characteristics of Hartmut Höll's pianism include sensitivity to sound and an ability to think beyond the notes, creating atmospheric lyrical emotions. For decades, he has been one of the most sought-after pianists on the international scene. He knows the value of chamber music collaboration and astutely cultivates long-term partnerships. From 1982 to 1992, he was the performance partner of the baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Evenings of lieder at festivals in Salzburg, Edinburgh, Florence, Munich, Berlin and Toyko, as well as... Read Full Biography


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