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Mahler, Berg, Korngold & Strauss: Angelika Kirchschlager & Julius Drake

26 October 2017, 19:30

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World-famous mezzo Angelika Kirchschlager returns to the Festival to perform songs by Gustav and Alma Mahler, Berg (Op.2), Korngold and Strauss. Korngold’s Op.38 songs are among his finest, and include various references to his famed film scores.


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Angelika Kirchschlager

Angelika Kirchschlager


Angelika Kirchschlager was born in Salzburg and studied at the Mozarteum and at the Vienna Music Academy. She enjoys an international career, dividing her time between recitals and opera in Europe, North America and the Far East. She is acclaimed as one of the foremost interpreters of Richard Strauss and Mozart and for the title roles of operas such as ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’ and ‘Sophie’s Choice’. Highlights of the 2017/18 season include Clairon in Strauss Capriccio at the Theater an der Wien, p... Read Full Biography
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Julius Drake

Julius Drake


Julius Drake, described by The New Yorker magazine as the ‘collaborative pianist nonpareil’ lives in London and enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, collaborating with many of the world’s leading artists, both in recital and on disc. He appears regularly at all the major music centres and festivals: the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Munich, Schubertiade, and Salzburg Music Festivals; Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Centre New York; The Kennedy Center, Washington; The Royal Conc... Read Full Biography

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The Last of the Romantics - Mahler and fin-de-siècle Vienna

Please click here to view the full Festival brochure.    Vienna at the turn of the twentieth century was a vibrant melting pot for music and the arts. Whirling waltzes sat alongside gargantuan symphonies. The height of romanticism had been reached but was nearly exhausted and on the brink of a whole new musical language. Tradition - with Brahms a holder of the torch - ...

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