The concert will be live broadcast on Medici.tv starting from 9 p.m. (CET), this coming Monday, August 8th. Here is your link.
|From the famous Confiserie Fürst in Salzburg [where you can also find the "real" Mozartkugeln -- the blue ones!]|
The program of songs includes Befreit, Winterliebe, Traum durch die Dämmerung, and Gesang der Apollopriesterin.
Since this Orchestra and its Maestro are grandly skillful but lack lyricism, the combination with René Fleming --who often brings too much lyricism to her Lieder interpretations-- might actually work very well.
Of mentioned songs I only really know Befreit [everybody knows that one, I know! :)]
You know that I am not into vintage recordings but please listen to incomparable Gundula Janowitz singing Befreit:
To counterbalance the lovely but vintage stuff, here are three Lieder by Richard Strauss sung by our contemporary angels: