28/05/2014

Wolfgang Rihm: Goethe’s Harzreise im Winter

Reading time: 1 min. Wolfgang Rihm

Wolfgang Rihm’s musical setting of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Harzreise im Winter [Winter Journey in the Harz Mountains] will be premièred on 1 June by baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber at the Mozartfest Würzburg. Five of Rihm’s Goethe-Lieder from Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre [Wilhelm Meister's Journeyman Years] will be performed in the same evening. The composer will be present at the concert and provide introductory remarks.

The German radio station Deutschlandradio Kultur will broadcast a live transmission of the concert, which starts at 20:03. Listen live.

Wolfgang Rihm: Harzreise im Winter
for baritone and piano | 13'
text by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
prem. 01.06.2014, Würzburg, Residenz; Christian Gerhaher, bar; Gerold Huber, pno

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