A Liederabend with songs, part-songs, and piano pieces from Schubert's 20th year.
9 Dezember 21:00 | Sääli zum goldenen Fass | Hammerstrasse 108 | 4057 Basel
available at door or email shaw.t.michael @ gmail.com to reserve your ticket.
Overture in C D592 Klavier zu vier Händen
Die Forelle D550 Lied Gedicht von Schubart
Ganymed D544 Lied Gedicht von Goethe
Auf dem See D543 Lied Gedicht von Goethe
Klavier Sonate in H, 1. Satz D575
Der Tod und das Mädchen D531 Lied Gedicht von Claudius
Gesang der Geister über dem Wasser D538 Gesang für 2 Tenori und 2 Bassi Gedicht von Goethe
Auf der Donau D553 Lied Gedicht von Mayrhofer
Klavier Sonate in fis, 1. Satz, unvollendet D571
Der Strom D565 Lied Gedicht von ?Schubert
Gretchen im Zwinger, unvollendet D564 Lied Gedicht von Goethe
Atys D585 Lied Gedicht von Mayrhofer
Gruppe aus dem Tartarus D583 Lied Gedicht von Schiller
An die Musik D547 Lied Gedicht von Schober
Das Dörfchen D598 Gesang für 2 Tenori 2 Bassi und Klavier Gedicht von Bürger
Alvaro Etchevery • Andrew Haringer • Akinobo Ono • Michael Shaw • Amber Youell
Michael Shaw received his Bachelor's Degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (2002), a Master's Degree from the University of Notre Dame (2006), and his PhD in Historical Musicology from Columbia University (2014), where he wrote his dissertation on Schubert's Lieder. Michael has performed in numerous operatic roles---including Il Conte and Figaro in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, Marcello in La boheme, the Toreador in Carmen, Polyphemus in Handel's Acis and Galatea---and has performed in many Lieder recitals (Winterreise, Die schöne Müllerin, Schwannengesang, Dichterliebe) in San Francisco, South Africa, and New York City. In New York, he was a member of Morningside Opera, co-producing 16 operas between 2009 and 2015, and performing in eight. In Basel, he co-wrote and performed in "Lebensverlust: eine dramaticsche Schubertiad" (2015) and played Paris in "Judgment of Paris" (2016 and 2017). In the summers he works as a lecturer on classical music for Tauck World Discovery.
Amber Youell is a mezzo-soprano and 18th-century scholar who loves wigs and coloratura. In October 2012, she completed her PhD in historical musicology from Columbia University, with a dissertation on opera, fashion, money, and politics at the court of Empress Maria Theresia. For Morningside's 2009 production of Alcide al bivio, Amber constructed a performance score from manuscript and acted as dramaturg. She has taught underground music courses at Columbia University and Manhattan College, and has been published in Early Modern Women and Eighteenth-Century Music. Amber received a Whiting Fellowship for her research in 2010-2011, and has received awards from the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music and Society for Eighteenth-Century Music. She helped design innovative classical music tours in Europe for premiere tour operator Tauck World Discovery. Amber lives in Basel, Switzerland, with her husband Michael Shaw and their daughter Nike.
Andrew Haringer is currently finishing a Master's Degree in Piano Performance at the University of Pécs, Hungary, where he is studying with Liszt specialist Csaba Kiraly. He studied music and history at Dartmouth College, and completed his PhD at Columbia in 2012 with a dissertation on Liszt's early works. As a pianist he has performed throughout North America and Europe, specializing in music of the Romantic era. With his teacher Dr. Kiraly he recently completed a concert tour of five cities in western Hungary, and is currently preparing an all-Liszt recital to be performed in Pécs next March. His article on Liszt's interest in the music of Schubert is scheduled to appear in the next issue of the Journal of the American Liszt Society.
Already at 4 years old, Akinobu Ono expressed an interest in Classical music at four years old, when he began studying piano and singing. His studies continued in at the "Aichi Prefectural Meiwa Senior High School," and later at the "Kunitachi College of Musik“ in Tokyo, where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees. As a Master's student he specialized in the German Lied. He has appeared as Ottavio in Mozart's "Don Giovanni," and as the Junger Seeman in Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde;" as soloist he has performed in Monteverdi's "Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria;" J.S. Bachs "B minor Mass," "St Matthew Passion," and "Christmas Oratorio;" Handel's "Messiah;" and Mozart's "Requiem." He received the 1st Prize at the "International Competition for Ancient Music" at Yamanashi. He has lived in Basel since 2014, and studies at the Music Akademie and the Schola Cantorum, where he is working toward a Master's Degree in the performance of Alte Musik. He performs regularly in Switzerland, Germany, France, and Italy, and is a member of La Cetra, the Zürcher Singakademie, and Musique Sacrée Alsace.
Álvaro Etheverry was born in 1993, in Rosario, Argentina. He began his singing education with his mother, mezzo-soprano Graciela Mozzoni. He has been studying in Swizerland since 2012, first at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis and currently at the Hochschule Luzern, with Peter Brechbühler. He received the prize for young singers from the Fonds Marie Louise. In Argentinia, he performed in Handel's "Giulio Cesare" and Felipe Boero's "El Matrero." He has performed in numerous oratorios and Lieder recitals, and with the Ensemble Cantus Firmus for meidieval music. In Europe, he has sung under the direction of Vincent Dumestre (Le Poème Harmonique), Clotilde Gaborit, Markus Frey, Beat Kunz, Julián Villarraga, und Ulrich Zeitler.