Nina Stemme and Johannes Martin Kränzle are the soloists in dramatic production of Bartók’s one-act opera Bluebeard’s Castle, conducted by Music Director Jaap van Zweden. Also on the program is an equally dark work composed in the same year: Schoenberg’s apprehensive monodrama Erwartung. Alec Baldwin is your host on The New York Philharmonic This Week.
Arnold Schoenberg (arr. Voice and Harp by L. Stephenson / S. Lundberg): Erwartung (Expectation), from Vier Lieder, Op. 2
Katarina Karneus, mezzo-soprano; Nancy Allen, harp
Arnold Schoenberg: Erwartung, Op. 17
Katarina Karneus, mezzo-soprano
Béla Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle
Katarina Karneus, speaker; Nina Stemme, soprano; Johannes Martin Kränzle, baritone