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A Recital with Renee Fleming (Blu-ray)


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Label: Arthaus

Cat No: 108117

Format: Blu-ray

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 1st September 2014



Renee Fleming (soprano)
Maciej Pikulski (piano)


Gershwin, George

Porgy and Bess
» Summertime

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Abschiedslieder (4) (Songs of Farewell), op.14
» I Sterbelied
Die tote Stadt, op.12
» Gluck, das mir verblieb 'Marietta's Lied'
Einfache Lieder (6), op.9
» no.5 Das Heldengrab am Pruth (The Hero's Grave at Pruth)
Lieder (3), op.22
» no.1 Was du mir bist?
Unverganglichkeit, op.27
» no.2 Das eilende Bachlein
Walzer aus Wien
» Frag mich oft

Mahler, Gustav

Ruckert-Lieder (5)

Schoenberg, Arnold

Ballads (2), op.12
» no.1 Jane Grey
Lieder (4), op.2
» no.1 Erwartung

Strauss, Richard

Lieder (8), op.10 TrV141 (Gedichte aus Letzte Blatter)
» no.1 Zueignung

Tiomkin, Dimitri

I'm in love with Vienna (J Strauss II)

Wolf, Hugo

Goethe-Lieder (selection)

Zemlinsky, Alexander von

Songs (5) to poems by Richard Dehmel


Renee Fleming (soprano)
Maciej Pikulski (piano)


This concert is Renée Fleming’s very personal homage to 'Fin de Siècle' Vienna. At the turn of the last century, the capital of the Austrian Empire was also one of the cultural centres for the fine arts and, in particular, for music. The city of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, a 'melting pot' of cultures and musical traditions, attracted gifted musicians and composers alike and provided the perfect soil for much of the greatest music of that time.

With this selection of works by Hugo Wolf (1860 -1903) and Gustav Mahler (1860 -1911), combined with more progressive songs by Alexander Zemlinsky (1871 - 1942), Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951) and Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897 - 1957), Renée Fleming presents to us the full variety of this unique epoch.

The venue of her recital with Maciej Pikulski at the piano is, of course, the Golden Hall of the Musikverein Vienna.

A feast of rhapsodic, sensual Viennese fin de siècle” - Die Presse

Tonal beauty was allied to honestly affecting interpretation” - The Telegraph

The ideal combination of emotion and interpretation” - Der Kurier

Sound Formats: PCM Stereo, dts-HD Master Audio 5.0
Picture Format: 16:9
Blu-ray Disc: 25 GB (Single Layer)
Resolution: 1080i High Defi nition
Subtitle Languages: GB, DE, FR
Running Time: 88 mins
FSK: 0
Region: worldwide
Worldwide available

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