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This attractively priced 13-CD edition presents an almost complete collection of Gerhaher’s discography to date, and it a true celebration to the captivating voice, loved by audiences across the globe.
It includes his famous cycles by Schubert, Schumann and Mahler which have set new standards in the art of Lieder singing, and also his more recent orchestral albums and excerpts from operatic recordings and oratorios. The edition contains bilingual vocal texts and an in-depth essay by Jens Malte Fischer, one of the leading German language writers on 19th century vocal art and composition.
In the 2013/14 season, Gerhaher was honoured to be the first singer highlighted as Artist-in-Residence with the Berlin Philharmonic, the world’s most prestigious orchestra, following in the footsteps of international stars such as Lang Lang, Murray Perahia and Leif Ove Andsnes.
Since Gerhaher’s debut with the orchestra in December 2003 when he sang the baritone solo in Benjamin Brittenʼs War Requiem, Gerhaher has taken part in a series of spectacular concerts. Performances include Schumannʼs Paradise and the Peri, Orffʼs Carmina Burana, and Bachʼs Matthew Passion.
Christian Gerhaher is himself an enthusiastic teacher and gives regular masterclasses. He also holds workshops at the Academy of Music in Munich in his capacity as honorary professor. Christian Gerhaher is a member of the Bavarian Academy of the Fine Arts.
Christian Gerhaher performs frequently with conductors such as Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Simon Rattle, Herbert Blomstedt, Kent Nagano, Mariss Jansons, Daniel Harding, Bernard Haitink and Christian Thielemann in the world’s major concert halls and opera houses.