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Roots20191006
Roots20191006

Baritone Benjamin Appl steals into the storehouse of great art songs to find music and lyrics which he matches in a very down-to-earth way to his everyday experience as a Lieder singer in the 21st century. In this first programme in the series he talks about auditions, collaborations, accompanists and life on the road. Includes songs by Wolf, Rossini, Strauss, Mahler, Janacek, Schubert and Debussy. Features singers such as Margaret Price, Cecilia Bartoli, Christa Ludwig, Magdalena Kozena and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

Baritone Benjamin Appl on life as a Lieder singer, including songs by Schubert and Mahler.

Baritone Benjamin Appl on life as a Lieder singer.

Wanderer20191013

Baritone Benjamin Appl dips a paw into the great honeypot of German Lieder, French melodies and English art song. He finds music and lyrics which he matches in a very down-to-earth way to his everyday experience as a Lieder singer in the 21st century. In this programme he talks about having to move to where the work is, the issue of gender in songs, our relationship with nature, learning repertoire, and dealing with the voice. Includes songs by Duparc, Strauss, Schubert, Barber, Gurney and Vaughan-Williams. Features singers such as Brigitte Fassbaender, Bryn Terfel, Benjamin Luxon, Christoph Pregardien and Jessye Norman.

Baritone Benjamin Appl on life as a Lieder singer. Includes songs by Duparc and Strauss.