Mi. 02.10.24
Brucknerhaus Linz
Internationales Brucknerfest Linz 2024

Julia Lezhneva & Helmut Deutsch

Julia Lezhneva © Ksenia Zasetskaya

Song recital

The second song recital at the International Brucknerfest Linz 2024 is also dedicated to the jubilees of the year, but, apart from Anton Bruckner and Richard Strauss, it will focus on other composers from the Polish, Czech, German and French-speaking world, with a whole series of discoveries and surprises in store.

The program commemorates the 175th anniversary of the death of Frédéric Chopin, whose wonderful songs lead an undeserved shadowy existence next to his incomparably more famous piano works, celebrates the 200th birthdays of Bedřich Smetana, whose 140th anniversary of death is also being commemorated. It also celebrates the 150th anniversary of the death of Peter Cornelius, whose piano songs, often based on his own texts, impress with their successful synthesis of refinement and simplicity, and commemorates the 100th anniversary of the death of Gabriel Fauré. It commemorates the 100th anniversary of the death of Gabriel Fauré, whose song oeuvre is one of the most important written in this genre in France, and congratulates Reynaldo Hahn on his 150th birthday, whose song compositions, which have remained largely unknown in this country, bring the atmosphere of the Belle Époque to life in the most magical way.

The colorful bouquet of songs in honor of the seven composers is tied and presented by star soprano Julia Lezhneva, who is making her long overdue Brucknerhaus debut with this concert, and Helmut Deutsch, who has been one of the most sought-after and successful Lied pianists in the world for decades and yet has retained his curiosity as well as his interest in forgotten repertoire.


Songs from

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884)

Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

Peter Cornelius (1824-1874)

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)


Julia Lezhneva | Soprano

Helmut Deutsch | Piano

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