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LA MONNAIE DE MUNT

Oft fühl’ ich um Mitternacht…

Georg Nigl sings ‘Jakob Lenz’

Romantic vocal lines, atonal sprechgesang or even just spoken word – give Georg Nigl a text and he imprints expression and meaning on each and every syllable. In honour of his literary recital, we delved deep into our archives and found this – equally literary – fragment: his heartfelt interpretation of the poet Jakob Lenz in the eponymous opera by Wolfgang Rihm, which earned him the title of ‘Singer of the Year’ in 2015.

Conductor: Franck Ollu
Director: Andrea Breth

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