Date: January 18, 2019 to January 18, 2019
Where: Cleveland Institute Of Music, 11021 East Blvd, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106
Event Type: Festivals & Fairs, Food & Dining
Ticket Price: N/A
Art Song Festival presents baritone BENJAMIN APPL and pianist JAMES BAILLIEU in recital Friday, January 18, 2019 8:00pm Mixon Hall Cleveland Institute of Music 11021 East Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106 Songs by Schubert, Schumann, Duparc, Muhly, and Grieg About BENJAMIN APPL Described as the current front-runner in the new generation of Lieder singers (Gramophone Magazine, UK), Benjamin Appl, Gramophone Award Young Artist of the Year 2016, was a BBC New Generation Artist from 2014-16 and was also a Wigmore Hall Emerging Artist and ECHO Rising Star for the 2015-16 season. He became an exclusive SONY Classical recording artist in 2016 and his first solo album of German and English song for Sony Classical, 'Heimat, won the prestigious Prix Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Best Lieder Singer) at the 2017/18 Académie du Disque Lyrique Orphées dOr. In concert he has appeared with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Gabrieli Players & Consort, Les Violons du Roy, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Concerto Köln, the Symphony Orchestra of India, the Seattle Symphony, Vienna Symphony, and the major BBC orchestras, among others. Now an established recitalist, Benjamin Appl had the good fortune to be mentored by one of the greatest singers of the twentieth century, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and has performed at the Ravinia, Rheingau, Schleswig Holstein, Edinburgh International, and Oxford Lieder festivals, Heidelberger Frühling, and the KlavierFestival Ruhr. He has performed at major concert venues including Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg and the Musée de Louvre, Paris, and he is a regular recitalist at Wigmore Hall and at the Schubertiade Hohenems and Schwarzenberg. He works closely with pianists Graham Johnson and James Baillieu. The 2018-19 season will see Benjamin Appl make his professional recital debut in the USA, with a tour including performances at Park Avenue Armory, New York and the Phillips Collection, Washington DC.