‘It was pain itself, singing behind a smile,’ wrote Federico García Lorca, outwardly happy, inwardly torn. Continue Reading →
‘The greatest song cycle ever written’ that’s how Glenn Gould described Hindemith’s Das Marienleben. Hindemith began his musical career as something of a troublemaker, but later he followed different paths. Das Marienleben, to poems by Rainer Maria Rilke, is a striking example of that.