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Schubert: Winterreise / Ochoa, Peix, Meyer, Vocalconsort Leipzig

Release Date: 01/19/2018 
Label:  Coviello Classics   Catalog #: 91723  
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Cristian PeixDaniel Ochoa
Conductor:  Gregor Meyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Vocal Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Franz Schubert‘s song cycle Winterreise, the undisputed highlight of the Romantic lieder genre, achieves new dimensions: Gregor Meyer sets a stylistically varied and atmospherically dense choral accompaniment alongside the solo baritone voice of Daniel Ochoa and the piano played by Christian Peix. Soloists, choir and conductor have intimately worked together to create a knowledgeable and refreshing reinterpretation of this timeless classic, which, with its new approaches to understanding both text and music, will hopefully soon be heard more often in the concert halls. Baritone Daniel Ochoa, who is praised for his stage presence and expressiveness by audiences and critics alike, recently added many achievements to his portfolio. In Read more 2015–2016 he had his role débuts as Giovanni and Marcello at the Vienna Volksoper, played the role of Dr. Falke (Die Fledermaus) in Tokyo’s Bunka Kaikan Theatre and gave several concerts in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Furthermore, several recordings featuring Ochoa have been released in the last few years, among them two Bach recordings by Deutsche Harmonia Mundi. Read less

Works on This Recording

Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Cristian Peix (Piano), Daniel Ochoa (Baritone)
Conductor:  Gregor Meyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Vocal Consort
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 

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