Vienna: Fin de siecle

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Vienna: Fin de siecle

Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Reinbert de Leeuw (piano)

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Few performers are better placed to guide the listener through the fractured beauties of early-20th-century Viennese art song than Barbara Hannigan and Reinbert de Leeuw. As founder of the Netherlands-based Schoenberg Ensemble, de Leeuw has been in the vanguard of musical modernist performers since the late 1970s, and he and his ensemble made a sensational impression at the 1983 Edinburgh Festival, when the theme was ‘Vienna 1900’. Soprano (and sometime conductor) Barbara Hannigan is one of the brightest stars of a younger generation of performers specialising in 20th- and ... read more

Few performers are better placed to guide the listener through the fractured beauties of early-20th-century Viennese art song than Barbara Hannigan and Reinbert de Leeuw. As founder of the Netherlands... read more

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