Monday, April 03, 2017
Klaus Florian Vogt sings Richard Strauss – Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Santtu-Matias Rouvali (HD 1080p)
The great German operatic tenor Klaus Florian Vogt interprets seven (plus one) famous songs written by Richard Strauss. The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra directed by the talented Finnish conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali at Gothenburg Concert Hall, on February 8, 2017.
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
1. Ständchen (1886)
2. Freundliche Vision (1900, orchestrated 1918)
3. Liebeshymnus (1896)
4. Ruhe, meine Seele! (1894)
5. Morgen! (1894)
6. Heimliche Aufforderung (1894)
7. Cäcilie (1894)
Klaus Florian Vogt, tenor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Gothenburg Concert Hall, February 8, 2017
Klaus Florian Vogt (b. 1970) is a German operatic tenor known for singing roles written by Richard Wagner.
He was a hornist first and played for several years with the Hamburg Philharmonic. Klaus Florian Vogt studied voice at the Lübeck Academy of Music and was first engaged at the Landestheater in Flensburg.
In 1998 he moved to the Semperoper in Dresden, where he worked with Giuseppe Sinopoli and Colin Davis. He started as a lyrical tenor, singing Tamino in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, then also Hans in Smetana's The Bartered Bride and Matteo in Strauss' Arabella.
He sang Wagner's Lohengrin first at the Theater Erfurt in 2002, followed by international appearances in this part and also as Stolzing in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, his debut part at the Bayreuther Festspiele in 2007, and Parsifal.
In the concert repertoire, he recorded Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, with Christian Gerhaher and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano in 2009.
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