Posts tagged as "karita-mattila"

Strauss: Four Last Songs; Orchestral Songs

May 25, 2016

Strauss had a lifelong affair with the soprano voice and many of his songs were written with his wife Pauline’s voice in mind. This collection brings together five songs performed with crystalline purity by Christine Schaefer as well as some more dramatic settings performed by Karita Mattila, concluding with Mattila’s reading of the immortal Four […]