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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

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.

Reviews of Liza Ferschtman, Christoph Pregardien & Mia Yrmana Fromosa in Gramophone


image The influential music magazine Gramophone recently reviewed 3 Challenge Classics cd’s. The first lyrical review is about the CD ‘Violin Concerto & Romances’ of Liza Ferschtman:“It’s impossible to give a top recommendation for such often-recorded music but Ferschtman’s interpretation is constantly illuminating.”The second review is about the album “Triphonia” of Mia Yrmana Fromosa:“They display a wide variety of instrumental colours and often lively playing of substantial virtuosity. They are particularly ...

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