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Strauss, Schoenberg, Zemlinsky & Korngold: Songs / Ebenstein, Spencer


Release Date: 02/02/2018 
Label:  Capriccio Records   Catalog #: 3007  
Composer:  Arnold SchoenbergAlexander von ZemlinskyRichard StraussErich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Thomas EbensteinCharles Spencer
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With “Première Portraits” Capriccio set an example for the support of young and talented artists by inviting them to release their première album for a worldwide audience. Thomas Ebenstein was born in Carinthia/Austria in 1979 and studied singing with Helena Lazarska at the Vienna University of Music and Dramatic Arts. Since the beginning of the 2012/13 season he has been a member of the Vienna State Opera. From 2003 to 2012 the tenor was a member of the Berlin Komische Oper. His repertoire includes such roles as Pedrillo (The Abduction from the Seraglio) – amongst others at the Salzburg Festival, also published on DVD on Arthaus Musik, David (The Mastersingers from Nuremberg), Steersman (The Flying Dutchman), Dancing Master Read more (Ariadne on Naxos), Truffaldino (The Love for Three Oranges) and Alfred (The Bat). For his debut release he has chosen a program of works by Arnold Schonberg, Alexander von Zemlinsky, Richard Strauss, and Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Cabaret Songs: Galathea by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901-1905 
2.
Cabaret Songs: Gigerlette by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901 
3.
Cabaret Songs: Der genügsame Liebhaber by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1901; Austria 
4.
Cabaret Songs: Einfältiges Lied by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Cabaret Songs: Mahnung by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Cabaret Songs: Jedem das Seine by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901 
7.
Cabaret Songs: Seit ich so viele Weiber sah "Aus dem Spiegel von Arcadia" by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
8.
Brettl-Lieder (2) by Alexander von Zemlinsky
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
9.
Krämerspiegel, Op. 66 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Germany 
10.
Songs of the Clown, Op. 29 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Thomas Ebenstein (Tenor), Charles Spencer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 

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