Carnegie Hall Presents

Great Singers II: Jula Goldwurm Pure Voice Series

Soprano Dorothea Röschmann, mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, tenor Lawrence Brownlee, and baritone Nathan Gunn: Hear the range of the human voice. Give in to the sheer beauty in this enchanting series that features acclaimed singers who blend vocal fireworks and overall artistic excellence. Their art is a magical balance between music and poetry, and forges deep connections with captivated audiences.


Series Events

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Dorothea Röschmann
Malcolm Martineau
Zankel Hall


  • Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano
  • Malcolm Martineau, Piano


  • SCHUBERT "Heiss mich nicht reden," D. 877, No. 2
  • SCHUBERT "So lasst mich scheinen," D. 877, No. 3
  • SCHUBERT "Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt," D. 877, No. 4
  • SCHUBERT "Kennst du das Land," D. 321
  • SCHUBERT "Der König in Thule," D. 367
  • SCHUBERT "Gretchen am Spinnrade," D. 118
  • SCHUBERT "Gretchens Bitte," D. 564 (fragment, completed Benjamin Britten)
  • R. STRAUSS "Die Nacht," Op. 10, No. 3
  • R. STRAUSS "Morgen," Op. 27, No. 4
  • R. STRAUSS "Schlechtes Wetter," Op. 69, No. 5
  • R. STRAUSS "September" from Four Last Songs
  • R. STRAUSS "Befreit," Op. 39, No. 4
  • LISZT "Ich möchte hingehn"
  • LISZT "Der du von dem Himmel bist"
  • LISZT "Freudvoll und leidvoll," S. 280
  • LISZT "Über allen gipfeln ist Ruh'"
  • LISZT "Die Loreley"
  • WOLF "Heiss mich nicht reden"
  • WOLF "Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt"
  • WOLF "So lasst mich scheinen"
  • WOLF "Kennst du das Land"

  • Encores:
  • WOLF "Gesang Weylas"
  • SCHUMANN "Waldesgespräch," Op. 39, No. 3
R. Strauss's Four Last Songs ("September")
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra | Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor | Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano
Monday, April 22, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Nathan Gunn
Julie Gunn
Pacifica Quartet
Zankel Hall


  • Nathan Gunn, Baritone
  • Julie Gunn, Piano
  • Pacifica Quartet
    ·· Simin Ganatra, Violin
    ·· Sibbi Bernhardsson, Violin
    ·· Masumi Per Rostad, Viola
    ·· Brandon Vamos, Cello


  • BEN MOORE "When You Are Old" (arr. J. Gunn)
  • BEN MOORE "Lake Isle of Innisfree" (arr. J. Gunn)
  • QUILTER "In the Highlands," Op. 26 (arr. J. Gunn)
  • QUILTER "Over the Land is April" (arr. J. Gunn)
  • BUTTERWORTH Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad
  • BARBER Dover Beach
  • IVES "Down East"
  • IVES "Tom Sails Away"
  • IVES "An Old Flame"
  • IVES "General William Booth Enters into Heaven"
  • IVES "The Things Our Fathers Loved"
  • IVES "The Circus Band"
  • BOWLES Blue Mountain Ballads
    ·· Heavenly Grass
    ·· Lonesome Man
    ·· Cabin
    ·· Sugar in the Cane
  • JENNIFER HIGDON Dooryard Bloom (World Premiere of chamber version)

  • Encore:
  • TRAD. "The Parting Glass"
Ives's  "General William Booth Enters into Heaven"
Nathan Gunn, Baritone | Kevin Murphy, Piano
EMI Classics
Thursday, March 28, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Lawrence Brownlee
Martin Katz
Zankel Hall


  • Lawrence Brownlee, Tenor
    New York Recital Debut
  • Martin Katz, Piano


  • VERDI "Ad una stella"
  • VERDI "Lo spazzacamino"
  • VERDI "Il tramonto"
  • VERDI "Brindisi"
  • POULENC "Montparnasse"
  • POULENC "Voyage à Paris" from Banalités
  • POULENC "C" from Deux poèmes de Louis Aragon
  • POULENC "Reine des mouettes" from Métamorphoses
  • POULENC "Bleuet"
  • MARX "Nocturne"
  • MARX "Selige Nacht"
  • MARX "Die Elfe"
  • MARX "Christbaum"
  • MARX "Hat Dich die Liebe berührt"
  • GINASTERA Cinco canciones populares argentinas
  • BEN MOORE "The Cloak, the Boat, and the Shoes"
  • BEN MOORE "This heart that flutters"
  • BEN MOORE "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"
  • BEN MOORE "I would in that sweet bosom be"
  • TRAD. "Evry time I feel de Spirit" (arr. Damien Sneed)
  • TRAD. "Balm in Gilead" (arr. Damien Sneed)
  • TRAD. "All night, all day" (arr. Damien Sneed)
  • TRAD. "Deep River" (arr. Damien Sneed)
  • TRAD. "Come by here, good Lord" (arr. Damien Sneed)

  • Encores:
  • SCHUBERT "Der Jüngling an der Quelle," D. 300
  • MOZART "Il mio tesoro" from Don Giovanni
Verdi's "Brindisi"
Lawrence Brownlee, Tenor | Martin Katz, Piano
EMI Classics
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Isabel Leonard
Vlad Iftinca
Zankel Hall


  • Isabel Leonard, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Vlad Iftinca, Piano


  • DE FALLA " El pan de Ronda que sabe a verdad"
  • VALVERDE SANJUÁN "Clavelitos"
  • GARCÍA LORCA "Los Pelegrinitos"
  • DE FALLA "Preludios: Madres, todas las noches"
  • GARCÍA LORCA "Nana de Sevilla"
  • GRANADOS "Gracia mía"
  • DE FALLA "Oración de las madres que tienen a sus hijos en brazos"
  • MOMPOU "Sólo las flores sobre ti"
  • DE FALLA "Olas gigantes"
  • MONTSALVATGE Canciónes negras
    ·· Cuba dentro de un piano
    ·· Punto de Habañera
    ·· Chévere
    ·· Canción de cuña para dormir a un negrito
    ·· Canto negro
  • JENNIFER HIGDON "Hop & Toe Dance" (NY Premiere)
  • WILLIAM SCHUMAN "God's World"
  • GLEN ROVEN "Wild Nights" (World Premiere)
  • CHARLES "When I have sung my songs"
  • IVES "Two Little Flowers"
  • CARPENTER "The sleep that flits on baby's eyes"
  • IVES "When stars are in the quiet skies"
  • GUETTEL "How can I lose you?"
  • RICHARD HAGEMAN "Do not go, my love"
  • ROREM "What if some little pain"
  • PORTER Where, oh where"
  • BEN MOORE "I want to go with the one I love" (World Premiere)

  • Encores:
  • ROSSINI Canzonetta spagnuola
  • OFFENBACH Air de la Lettre ("O mon cher amant") from La Périchole
  • BERNSTEIN "Somewhere" from West Side Story

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