Christian Herhaher, baritone

Event time: 
Sunday, October 21, 2007 - 4:00pm
Event description: 

Music of Robert Schumann

Sprague Memorial Hall, 470 College Street, New Haven

Free and open to the public


Baritone Christian Gerhaher performs a recital of the music of Robert Schumann at Yale University with pianist Gerold Huber on Sunday October 21st at 8PM at Sprague Memorial Hall. This free performance is presented by the Institute of Sacred Music. Tickets are not required for admission. Sprague Memorial Hall is located at 470 College Street in New Haven. For more information please call (203) 432-5062.

Mr. Gerhaher’s concert milestones include winning the Prix International Pro Musicis in Paris/New York in 1998. He has since appeared in all major lied centers such as Wigmore Hall, Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Musée d’Orsay in Paris, Konzerthaus and Musikverein in Vienna and performed at such renowned festivals as Schwetzinger Festspiele, Rheingau Musik Festival, Wiener Festwochen, Edinburgh Festival and the Lucerne Festival.

Recent highlights include the Brahms Requiem led by Kent Nagano with the Chicago Symphony, a performance with the Munich Philharmonic and Christian Thielemann, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Nikolaus Harnoncourt at the Musikverein, and the Britten War Requiem with the Vienna Philharmonic. He has collaborated with Helmuth Rilling and the Bachakademie Stuttgart, Sir Neville Marriner, Philippe Herreweghe, Heinz Holliger and Trevor Pinnock, and with the Vienna and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestras.

Mr. Gerhaher’s latest disc of Schubert songs, Abendbilder, with Mr. Huber at the piano, is available through RCA Red Seal. The disc was named the best solo vocal recording of 2006 by Gramophone Magazine.