Complete Schubert Edition: Winterreise

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SCHUBERT
Complete Schubert Edition: Winterreise
Matthias Goerne (baritone) Graham Johnson (piano)

[ Hyperion 30 / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 1 October 2010

"The one to knock Fischer-Dieskau and Gerald Moore from the pedestal … Johnson and Goerne plumb the emotional depths of one of the most heart-wrenchingly sublime masterpieces in the genre" BBC Music Magazine

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'Devoted Schubertians should not deprive themselves of the magnificent Goerne/Johnson performance, one of the truly great instalments of the epic Hyperion edition ... Goerne's Winterreise is one of the records of the year.' (The Sunday Times)

'Vocal technique and interpretive insights of the highest musical artistry. However many Winterreisen you may possess, you must have this one' (The Sunday Telegraph)

'Goerne sings with a rapt dedication that forces you to rethink each poem in the cycle' (The Guardian)

'Johnson and Goerne plumb the emotional depths of one of the most heart-wrenchingly sublime masterpieces in the genre' (BBC Music Magazine)

'Without doubt a historic account of Schubert's emotionally draining masterpiece' (Classic CD)

'A partnership of the highest order. I was gripped from beginning to end' (Hi-Fi News)

'Supremely performed, engineered and presented. Schubert has rarely been better served' (The Age, Melbourne)