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Johanna Wallroth, soprano
Malcolm Martineau, piano
Lieder by Schubert & songs by Ives, Ullmann, Sibelius, Rangström, Grieg, Liszt & Debussy
Tribute concert to Victoria de los Ángeles (1923 - 2005)
icon daySaturday 29 April 19:30 h
La soprano sueca Johanna Wallroth és una de les cantants més premiades del panorama líric europeu. “Gentil, flexible, expressiva”, segons el prestigiós crític Arturo Reverter, Wallroth impressiona per la puresa del seu timbre. A Comillas actuarà al costat de l'expert pianista Malcolm Martineau, un dels referents del món musical europeu. Tot un luxe que anticipa una vetllada memorable.
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Franz Schubert
Nähe des Geliebten, D. 162
Bei dir allein, D. 866/2
Dass sie hier gewesen, D. 775
Die junge Nonne, D. 828
Nacht und Träume, D. 827
Seligkeit, D. 433
Die Forelle, D. 550
Erlafsee, D. 586
Vedi quanto adoro, D. 510
Charles Ives
The Cage
Viktor Ullmann
Claire Venus, op. 34/1
Jean Sibelius
En slända, op. 17/5
Ture Rangström
Flickan under nymånen
Edvard Grieg
Die verschwiegene Nachtigall, op. 48/4
Franz Liszt
Pace non trovo, S. 270a/1
Claude Debussy
Johanna Wallroth
Johanna Wallroth

“Sparkling Swedish soprano” Johanna Wallroth was thrust into the limelight in 2019 when she took First Prize in the Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition. She has subsequently joined the Opernstudio of Wiener Staatsoper for two seasons and was the recent recipient of the 2021 Birgit Nilsson Scholarship. Originally trained in ballet, Wallroth shifted her principle focus to voice, going on to graduate from Vienna’s Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst (MDW). She made her operatic debut in 2013, as Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro) at Ulriksdal  Palace Theatre, Stockholm, and subsequently appeared as Eurydice (Orfeo ed Eurydice) at MDW, Despina (Così fan tutte), Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel)  and Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) at Vienna’s Schlosstheater Schönbrunn and Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at Moscow’s Gnesin Academy.  She has ssung Ismene in Telemann’s Orpheus at Vadstena Castle and performed Sandmännchen and Taumännchen (Hänsel und Gretel) at Norrlandsoperan, Umeå.

Malcolm Martineau
Malcolm Martineau

Recognised at the highest international level as one of the UK’s leading accompanists, he has performed worldwide alongside the world’s greatest singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Janet Baker, Florian Boesch, Elīna Garanča, Angela Gheorghiu, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Sir Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager, Dame Felicity Lott, Anne Sofie von Otter, and Sonya Yoncheva. He has appeared at the world’s principal venues including Barbican Centre, Berlin State Opera, Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Mariinsky Theatre, Metropolitan Opera, Munich Opera, Paris Opera, Royal Opera House, La Scala, Teatro Real, Salzburg Mozarteum, Vienna’s Konzerthaus, Musikverein and Wigmore Hall, amongst others. Malcolm is a Professor of piano accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music and an Honorary Doctor and International Fellow of Accompaniment at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.