Mark Padmore, tenor with Jonathan Biss, piano

Venerated for his searingly emotional interpretations, Mark Padmore was named 2016 Vocalist of the Year by Musical America. With an international career in opera, concert and recital, his extensive discography includes a Gramophone Award for his recording of Schubert’s Winterreise.

Jonathan Biss is a world-renowned pianist who shares his deep musical and intellectual curiosity in the concert hall and beyond. He performs a diverse repertoire including Mozart and Beethoven, the Romantics and contemporary composers. NPR Music named Biss’s album of Schubert and Kurtág one of the best albums of the year.

Program

SCHUBERT
Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, D. 959
Allegro
Andantino
Scherzo: Allegro vivace – Trio: Un poco più lento
Rondo: Allegretto – Presto
Selected Lieder
Im Freien, D. 880
Die Sterne, D. 939
Des Fischers Liebesglück, D. 933
Der Winterabend, D. 938
Herbst, D. 945
Kriegers Ahnung, D. 957, No. 2
Aufenthalt, D. 957, No. 5
In der Ferne, D. 957, No. 6
Die Stadt, D. 957, No. 11
Am Meer, D. 957, No. 12
Der Doppelgänger, D. 957, No. 13
Die Taubenpost, D. 957, No. 14

PRESENTING SPONSOR

Classical music performances are made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. We thank the Trustees for their visionary generosity.