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Frühlingsglaube, D.686 (Breedt and Schumann)
Seeded by twopianists on 16 Nov 2012
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Author: TwoPianists
Following the success of her previous disc with TwoPianists entitled Shakespeare Inspired, Michelle Breedt presents a beautiful collection of songs by Schubert in a compilation called Jahreszeiten (Seasons). The collection opens with the famous An die Natur, which becomes the central theme of The Seasons, for Schubert represents the Seasons through his observations of nature. And indeed nature is superbly represented through some of the composer's most hidden gems, including the mammoth Viola. Michelle Breedt is no stranger to the international stages having appeared in numerous productions at the Salzburg Festspiele, Bayreuth and the ENO. Her recent appearances in The Passenger garnered extraordinary reviews. She has found the perfect partner in Nina Schumann, founding member of TwoPianists, and an accompanist of note. Together they will appear in Wigmore Hall, Tonhalle and the Schubertiade (Spain) in the 2013/2014 season. Jahreszeiten is a rich document -- attractive to both t
Instrument: Mezzo Soprano