Scenes from Goethe's "Faust," on Voices

Sunday, October 21, 2018
9:00 PM

This week on Voices, our weekly exploration of vocal music dives into good, evil, and the powerful salve of redemption in one of Schumann's great masterpieces: "Scenes from Goethe's Faust."

SCHUMANN Scenes from Goethe's Faust

Bryn Terfel: Faust / Pater Seraphicus / Dr. Marianus / Bass I
Karita Mattila: Gretchen / Una Poentinetium
Jan-Hendrik Rootering: Mephistopheles, Evil Spirit / Bass II
Barbara Bonney: Marthe / Worry / Soprano I
Endrik Wottrich: Ariel / Pater Ecstaticus / Tenor I
Iris Vermillion: Shame / Maria Aegyptiaca / Alto
Brigitte Poschner-Klebel: Distress / Magna Peccatrix / Soprano II
Susan Graham: Want / Mulier Samaritana / Mater Gloriosa / Mezzo-soprano
Hans-Peter Blochwitz: Tenor II
Harry Peeter: Pater Profundis / Bass III

Swedish Radio Choir
Tölzer Boys' Choir
Berlin Philharmonic

Claudio Abbado, conductor