07. March 2014

Matthias Goerne will sing Wozzeck at the Met in tonight's performance

Matthias Goerne is stepping into the title role in tonight’s opening night performance of Berg’s Wozzeck, replacing his friend and colleague Thomas Hampson, who was forced to withdraw due to illness.The Met approached Goerne, who was in New York performing at Carnegie Hall, yesterday evening when the company’s artistic staff learned of Hampson’s withdrawal. Goerne sang a solo recital at Carnegie Hall and then considered the offer overnight before agreeing. He is currently en route to the Met...  Details

17. January 2014

Eisler CD nominated for BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

Matthias Goerne's new CD with songs by Hanns Eisler has been nominated for the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014. The awards jury says:"This disc of songs by Hanns Eisler is a revelation, with an astonishing range of texture and style. Matthias Goerne is sensitive to every expressive nuance of the Austrian’s most intimate writing. And he's powerfully accompanied by the Ensemble Resonanz in Eisler’s swansong, Ernste Gesänge, and by Thomas Larcher in the Brecht songs written in exile."*...  Details

30. December 2013

Awards and Excellent Reviews for New Eisler Recording

In September 2013, Matthias Goerne's latest CD was released on harmonia mundi. His recording of 'Ernste Gesänge' and assorted songs by Hanns Eisler received prestigious awards and rave reviews. The album is counted among the top classical recordings of the year 2013, according to many music critics' best-of lists published by leading newspapers such as The Guardian, The Boston Globe, and Die Welt:* DIAPASON D'OR  (édition de novembre 2013) * CHOC de Classica (octobre 2013)* DIAMANT d'Opéra...  Details

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