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“Dichterliebe” released on Deutsche Grammophon!
Schumann’s haunting song cycle “Dichterliebe” was newly composed by the German composer and conductor Christian Jost and recorded by the Horenstein Ensemble for Deutsche Grammophon.
It links Jost’s work with a recording of Schumann’s original and his Liederkreises op. 39, with the late mezzo-soprano Stella Doufexis.
Jost’s Dichterliebe, sung by the Danish tenor Peter Lodahl and the Horenstein Ensemble, was commissioned by the Konzerthaus Berlin and the Copenhagen Opera Festival.
It premiered in October 2017 in Berlin.
Sophia Jaffé will appear at 3 different festivals: at the Holzhausen Festival, at the Delft Chamber Music Festival in the Netherlands and at the Allegro Vivo Festival in Austria.
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SCHUMANN VIOLIN CONCERTO — VIDEO
Sophia Jaffé has performed Schumann’s Violin Concerto with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra in December 2016 — you can watch some excerpts of the concerto now on YouTube:
The “Gramophone” Magazin published a review of the Reznicek-album: “The performances under Marcus Bosch are very decent and affectionate, and Sophie Jaffé is a sweet-toned soloist in the Konzertstück.”
Jörg Lengersdorf at SWR2 Radio says “.…Soloist Sophia Jaffé plays ingeniously and contagiously musical … ”
Robert Schumann: »Dichterliebe« auf Texte von Heinrich Heine op. 48
Christian Jost: »Dichterliebe« nach Robert Schumann für Tenor und neun Instrumentalisten
Peter Lodahl, Tenor
Daniel Heide, Piano
Christian Jost, Conductor
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