Michael Volle & Helmut Deutsch
  • Edinburgh International Festival

Schubert Der Taucher

MahlerSelection from Des Knaben Wunderhorn

StraussThree Lieder from Op 87

MahlerSelection from Rckert-Lieder

Powerhouse German baritone Michael Volle is a star of the international opera stage, and one of todays most exciting interpreters of Wagner, Strauss, Verdi and more. With a voice of huge strength and kaleidoscopic colour, hes also a masterful recitalist " and performs a gloriously dramatic, romantic programme for his return to the International Festival.

Joined by regular recital partner Helmut Deutsch, a respected piano soloist in his own right, Volle explores the one-man mini-opera of medieval romance and valiant chivalry in Schuberts gripping cliffhanger Der Taucher, alongside the blistering heroism and bawdy humour of a selection from Mahlers Wunderhorn songs.

He closes with three opulent Lieder by Richard Strauss, and the ravishing, lyrical beauty of Mahlers intimate Rckert-Lieder.

Michael Volle Baritone

Helmut Deutsch Piano

Schubert Der Taucher

Mahler Selection from Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Strauss Three Lieder from Op 87

Mahler Selection from Rckert-Lieder

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