Anne Schwanewilms at the Festival Lied in Würzburg

Lieder by Stefan Heucke based on poems by Hilde Domin are on the program of Anne Schwanewilms’ recital at the Festival Lied in Würzburg. Songs by Debussy and Berg complete the concert on 9 March 2024 in the Würzburg Residenz, which she will perform together with Manuel Lange (piano) and Wolf-Dietrich Rammler (recitation). The three artists will present excerpts from the current CD »Dennoch«, a master class will also be offered.

March 9, 2024, 7.30 pm, Tosacansaal of the Würzburg Residence

Gala concert for the 100th birthday of Victoria de los Ángeles

Barcelona-born soprano Victoria de los Ángeles would have been 100 years old in 2023. The Gran Teatre del Liceu is honoring the outstanding artist with a gala concert and reviving the repertoire of this legendary singer. Guests include Anne Schwanewilms, Joyce di Donato, Sarah Connolly, Louise Alder and Fatima Said. The stage design is by Vincent Huguet, who will present Victoria’s original costumes on stage.

7 November 2023, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona

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Masterclass in Hamburg

In October 2023, Anne Schwanewilms returns to Hamburg for a master class on invitation of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater. For four days, she will work with the students of the master’s program on the topic of vocal technique and performance. The students of the opera class will present the results at a closing concert on Friday, 20 October 2023 at the HfMT Campus in Barmbek. Admission is free, registration is required.

Closing concert master class
Friday, Oct. 20 2023, 7 p.m.
HfMT Campus Barmbek
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World premiere recording: CD “Dennoch”.

A live recording of a concert in Leipzig with Anne Schwanewilms, pianist Manuel Lange and actor Wolf-Dietrich Rammler will be released on CD by GENUIN on 5 January 2023. The program of the recital included the “Sieben frühe Lieder” by Alban Berg, recitations of texts by Hilde Domin and the song cycle “Dennoch” by composer Stefan Heucke. “Dennoch” is based on poems by Hilde Domin, the song cycle is now being released as a world premiere recording. A humanitarian appeal from great poetry and moving music!

CD “Dennoch”, to be released on 5 January 2023 by GENUIN

Recital »Dennoch” at the Lied-Festival Ruhr

At the Lied-Festival Ruhr, Anne Schwanewilms will present Stefan Heucke’s Lied cycle “Denoch” together with pianist Manuel Lange and actor Wolf-Dietrich Rammler. The concert takes place on 13 October 12022 at Schloss Borbeck. The seven Lieder based on poems by Heidelberg poet Hilde Domin were premiered by Anne Schwanewilms at the “Heidelberger Frühling” festival in 2021. A recording will soon be released on CD.

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Concerts in Hamburg in 2023

Anne Schwanewilms returns to the Elbphilharmonie in the 2022/2023 concert season. “Fantastic Expectation” is the title of the concert by the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, which will be performed under the direction of Sylvain Cambrelingonce in the Laeiszhalle and once in Elbphilharmonie . The program features Arnold Schoenberg’s “Erwartung” and Hector Berlioz’s “Symphonie fantastique.”

Dates: 18 June 2023, 7 p.m. 20 June 2023, 8 p.m.

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Concert »Seelenmusik« with Anne Schwanewilms

In cooperation with the Summer Campus of the University of Music and Theatre in Rostock, the Festival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern presents the concert “Seelenmusik” with late romantic orchestral works. Anne Schwanewilms, who teaches one of the master classes at the university this summer, performs songs by Gustav Mahler, the conductor is Marcus Bosch. The soloists of the summer campus can also be heard. 26 August 2021, Niendorf (on the island of Poel)

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World premiere Lied cycle „Dennoch“

On Saturday, 12 June 2021 at 7.30 p.m., Anne Schwanewilms and pianist Manuel Lange, as well as actress Nicole Averkamp, will be guests at the festival „Heidelberger Frühling“ with a program centered around the texts of the Heidelberg poet Hilde Domin. The focus of the evening will be on the premiere of the song cycle “Dennoch“ („nevertheless“) by composer Stefan Heucke, who has set poems by Hilde Domin to music. This premiere will be complemented by a selection from Hugo Wolf’s “Mörike-Lieder” and readings of selected poems by Hilde Domin.

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„Lohengrin“ with the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest

A recording of Richard Wagner’s romantic opera „Lohengrin“ with the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest conducted by Jaap van Zweden is currently available on the website of the Dutch radio station NOP Radio 4. In the recording from February 2, 2008, Klaus Florian Vogt (title role), Anne Schwanewilms (Elsa), Eike Wilm Schulte (Telramund), Marianne Cornetti (Ortrud) and Ronnie Johansen (Heinrich) sing.

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„Die Frau ohne Schatten“ from the MET

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the MET has canceled the entire 2020/2021 season. Instead, the opera house broadcasts one production each week in its „Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinee broadcast“ series. On 24 April 2021, the program will present a recording of Richard Strauss’ „Die Frau ohne Schatten“ from 2013 with Anne Schwanewilms as Empress. Vladimir Jurowski is the musical director.

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