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Franz Schubert

Christoph Prégardien / Michael Gees


  • Type SACD
  • Label Challenge Classics
  • UPC 0608917259629
  • Catalog number CC 72596
  • Release date 08 July 2013
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About the album

Schubert's "Winterreise" is one of the most famous song cycles that exist in classical music and musicians take it up again and again because of its beauty, sorrow and depth. It is about life itself and which performer does not want to give his or her opinion on life? Both tenor Christoph Prégardien and pianist Michael Gees have their own vision on the cycle. Playing together, a third view develops, combining their two visions into an exciting interpretation of Winterreise.

In this production the music lover has more ways than one to enjoy this Lieder cycle to the fullest.

Christoph Prégardien nominated for an Edison Award


image We are very happy and proud that tenor Christoph Prégardien and Michael Gees are nominated in the category 'Vocal soloist' for an Edison Klassiek 2020 Award! The jury report says: "Tenor Christoph Prégardien is over sixty years old, but his voice sounds fit, nimble and beautiful. The Wesendonck-Lieder by Wagner are a 'university' level program within art song. Prégardien and his regular duo partner Gees take away any doubts about that ...

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