The Schubert Week

Podcasts and Streamings

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Schubert Week: Video Live Streams & Podcasts

On the occasion of the Pierre Boulez Saal’s Schubert Week, which he curated, baritone Thomas Hampson discusses the art of song with his piano accompanist Wolfram Rieger and journalist Uwe Friedrich in a series of specially produced podcasts.

Viewers from around the world will also be able to join the live video stream of the two public workshops with Thomas Hampson on Friday, January 25 at 3pm (CET) and Saturday, January 26 at 10.30am (CET) , as well as the final concert also on January 25 at 4pm (CET) featuring the young singers coached by Thomas Hampson and Malcolm Martineau. 

#1 The Idea

Thomas Hampson on the idea of the Schubert Week, his own discovery of the lied repertoire as a young artist, and the question of how words and music work together in a song (in English)

#2 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Thomas Hampson on the influence of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, on communicating with the audience as a lied interpreter, and on the performance of Schubert’s songs in the 19th and the 21st centuries (in German)

#3 Song Recitals and Texts

Thomas Hampson and Wolfram Rieger on Schubert’s relationship to poetry and what the texts of his songs can teach us (in German)

#4 Singer and Pianist

Thomas Hampson and Wolfram Rieger on the collaboration of singer and pianist (in German)

#5 Schubert Week with Thomas Hampson: Song Recitals, Art and Music

Thomas Hampson on what a song recital can do and why art and music are inseparable parts of the human experiene (in German)

#6 The Depiction of Nature in Schubert's Songs

Thomas Hampson and Wolfram Rieger on the depiction of nature in Schubert’s songs (in German)