We are delighted to have Graham Johnson back at VISI this coming June.
This intimate German Lieder program will allow a small ensemble of singers and pianists to work with Graham Johnson on the vast Schubert song catalogue. With daily coachings, masterclasses and inspired talks, this is a rare opportunity to learn from the world’s leading expert in Art Song.
June 19 – 26, 2016
o The repertoire focus of the week:
- Schubert: The entire song catalogue EXCLUDING isolated songs from Die Schöne Müllerin and Winterreise.
- Schumann: Assigned excerpts fromSpanisches Liederspiel
o The week will include:
- Daily Masterclasses with Mr. Johnson (Pianist/Scholar) who will be in residence from June 21-25.
- Further coachings and preparation by Core VISI Faculty including Erika Switzer, Gayle Shay, Laura Loewen, Martha Guth, Rena Sharon and Tyler Duncan,.
- A special masterclass with Isabel Bayrakdarian on Schumann’s Spanisches Liederspiel
- German Diction
- Lectures and classes on the weeks focused repertoire
- A public performance at the end of the week
- Students can audit any portion of the Latin Song program as their schedule allows.
- All events are open to the public and no application is required. For further information on this, please visit our AUDITING page by clicking here.