SOPRANOSYLVIA SCHWARTZ WILL REPLACESOPRANO GENIA KÜHMEIER IN APRIL 25 CONCERT
Carnegie Hall today announced that soprano SylviaSchwartz will replace soprano Genia Kühmeier in a collaborativevocal concert on Monday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium/PerelmanStage. Ms. Kühmeier is unable to appear due to scheduling conflicts. Ms.Schwarz appears with mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink, tenor MichaelSchade, bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff, and pianists MalcolmMartineau and Justus Zeyen to perform a vocal concert featuringSchumann’s Spanische Liebeslieder, and several works by Brahms includingboth sets of the Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52 and Op.65. Completeprogram details are listed below.Sylvia Schwartz is considered one of the most exciting lyric sopranos ofher generation. As a member of the ensemble of the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin,Ms. Schwartz has worked with conductors Daniel Barenboim, Philippe Jordan, ReneJacobs, and Fabio Luisi, and her roles have included Oscar (Ballo),Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Pamina (DieZauberflöte), and Marzelline (Fidelio). Ms. Schwartz has appeared atvarious opera houses and festivals including The Bolshoi Theatre, WienerStaatsoper, La Scala Milan, Munich State Opera, Théâtre du Châtelet,Baden-Baden, and the Verbier Festival, among others. Ms. Schwartz is in demandas a concert artist and recitalist having performed with pianists such asWolfram Rieger, Kirill Gerstein, Simon Lepper, and Gary Matthewman, as well aswith conductors including Claudio Abbado, Sir Colin Davis, Gustavo Dudamel,Helmut Rilling, and Christopher Hogwood. Beginning in the 2010–11 season, Ms.Schwartz is a member of the Vienna State Opera company; where her roles includeAdina (L'elisir d'amore), Morgana (Alcina), Pamina (DieZauberflöte), Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), Zerlina (Don Giovanni),Despina (Così fan tutte) and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro).Program InformationMonday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m.Stern Auditorium/Perelman StageSYLVIA SCHWARTZ, SopranoBERNARDA FINK, Mezzo-SopranoMICHAEL SCHADE, TenorTHOMAS QUASTHOFF, Bass-BaritoneMALCOLM MARTINEAU, PianoJUSTUS ZEYEN, PianoROBERT SCHUMANN Spanische Liebeslieder, Op. 138JOHANNES BRAHMS Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 52JOHANNES BRAHMS "An die Heimat," Op. 64, No. 1JOHANNES BRAHMS "Der Abend," Op. 64, No. 2JOHANNES BRAHMS "O schöne Nacht," Op. 92, No. 1JOHANNES BRAHMS "Abendlied," Op. 92, No. 3JOHANNES BRAHMS Neue Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 65***Please note that this update supersedes previous press materials relatedto this concert.***Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
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