18 Jan 2006

Die Schöne Magelone — Wigmore Hall, London


goerne.jpgErica Jeal [The Guardian, 18 January 2006]

Brahms was a prolific lieder composer, but among his works only Die Schöne Magelone can really be called a song cycle, and we don't get to hear it often. Matthias Goerne made a persuasive case for it; however, the context of its presentation did it no favours.