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Vocal Arts DC
PO Box 42423
Washington DC 20015





Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Theatre of the Arts at the University of DC

Blessed with a voice of ethereal beauty and a gift for nobility of expression, German soprano Anne Schwanewilms is revered as one of the world's finest interpreters of the music of Richard Strauss. She is in demand at opera houses worldwide to perform the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier, the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos, and the Empress in Die Frau ohne Schatten, which marked her long awaited Metropolitan Opera debut in 2013, and she has a considerable discography and videography of Lieder and concert works as well as her greatest roles. Her only prior Washington appearance was in recital for Vocal Arts DC in January of 2010.

Ms. Schwanewilms and Mr. Martineau will present an all-Strauss program.

"The voice of Schwanewilms soars, in silken, arching lines, wide reaching-vertically in great melodic intervals-horizontally in outstretched phrases, the Strauss lyricism that captivates."

Robert Commanday, San Francisco Classical Voice

Photo of Anne Schwanewilms by Javier Del Real.


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