Subscribe

Die Schöne Müllerin with Georg Nigl and Gérard Wyss

Die Schöne Müllerin with Georg Nigl and Gérard Wyss

A difficult night for Die Schöne Müllerin with Georg Nigl and Gérard Wyss in Vienna

It’s nev­er an easy thing to jump in for a con­cert, espe­cial­ly not when there is a his­tor­i­cal instru­ment involved. The sign on the door of the Wiener Konz­erthaus upon our arrival Mon­day evening, explain­ing that Vanes­sa Wag­n­er had to can­cel her part as pianist at the last minute and would be replaced by Gérard Wyss, did not bode well. And the announce­ment that Georg Nigl had near­ly can­celed after a seri­ous acci­dent ten days pri­or and would be using the score made every­one sigh col­lec­tive­ly…

Read full review…