World famous mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and conductor-pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin join forces to take on one of the most brilliant song cycles ever written: Schubert's Winterreise (Winter Journey). DiDonato, however, casts a different light on this beloved cycle of 24 songs in telling their story from the perspective of the woman, the lost love. Nancy Plum, Town Topics writes: "The question of what happened to the woman who sent the narrator on a tortuous journey was not answered in the Wilhelm Müller poetry from which Schubert drew the text, but DiDonato created a scenario onstage of being that woman, reading from the narrator's journal and responding to the inherent despair." "What stood out was the heavy emotion that came through in her singing, as she lingered on a syllable here, pressed her tone there. She created vivid feelings with her contrasts" wrote New York Classical Review about Joyce Didonato's interpretation.
World famous mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and conductor-pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin join forces to take on one of the most brilliant song cycles ever written: Schubert's Winterreise (Winter Journey). DiDonato, however, casts a different light on this beloved cycle of 24 songs in telling their story from the perspective of the woman, the lost love. Nancy Plum, Town Topics writes: "The question of what happened to the woman who sent the narrator on a tortuous journey was not answered in the Wilhelm Müller poetry from which Schubert drew the text, but DiDonato created a scenario onstage of being that woman, reading from the narrator's journal and responding to the inherent despair." "What stood out was the heavy emotion that came through in her singing, as she lingered on a syllable here, pressed her tone there. She created vivid feelings with her contrasts" wrote New York Classical Review about Joyce Didonato's interpretation.
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Format: CD
Label: ERATO
Rel. Date: 04/23/2021
UPC: 190295284145

Winterreise [Digipak]
Artist: Joyce Didonato / Nezet-Seguin,Yannick
Format: CD
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1. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 1, Gute Nacht
2. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 2, Die Wetterfahne
3. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 3, Gefrorne Tränen
4. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 4, Erstarrung
5. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 5, Der Lindenbaum
6. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 6, Wasserflut
7. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 7, Auf dem Flusse
8. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 8, Rückblick
9. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 9, Irrlicht
10. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 10, Rast
11. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 12, Einsamkeit
12. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 13, Die Post
13. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 14, Der greise Kopf
14. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 15, Die Krähe
15. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 16, Letzte Hoffnung
16. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 17, Im Dorfe
17. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 18, Der stürmische Morgen
18. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 19, Täuschung
19. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 20, Der Wegweiser
20. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 21, Das Wirtshaus
21. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 22, Mut
22. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 23, Die Nebensonnen
23. Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 24, Der Leiermann ^1.24

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World famous mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and conductor-pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin join forces to take on one of the most brilliant song cycles ever written: Schubert's Winterreise (Winter Journey). DiDonato, however, casts a different light on this beloved cycle of 24 songs in telling their story from the perspective of the woman, the lost love. Nancy Plum, Town Topics writes: "The question of what happened to the woman who sent the narrator on a tortuous journey was not answered in the Wilhelm Müller poetry from which Schubert drew the text, but DiDonato created a scenario onstage of being that woman, reading from the narrator's journal and responding to the inherent despair." "What stood out was the heavy emotion that came through in her singing, as she lingered on a syllable here, pressed her tone there. She created vivid feelings with her contrasts" wrote New York Classical Review about Joyce Didonato's interpretation.

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