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VOICES OF OUR TIME: Grace Bumbry


VOICES OF OUR TIME:
GRACE BUMBRY

A Homage to Lotte Lehmann
With Helmut Deutsch (piano)

Directed by: Rodney Greenberg

DV-VTGB-EUR

Picture Format: 16:9
Sound Format: LPCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.0, DTS 5.0
Running Time: 90 Mins
Region Code: PAL All
Booklet Languages: GB, F, D
Recording Date: 2002

From the Thèâtre Musical de Paris - Châtelet

The sixth in our Voices Of Our Time series and a chance to hear a 2002 recital of Lieder dedicated to Grace Bumbry's former teacher, Lotte Lehmann.

Grace Bumbry was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1937. At the age of eleven, she joined the Union Memorial Methodist Church's Choir. She studied singing at colleges in Boston and Evanston and became one of Lotte Lehmann's students at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California, in 1955. She still pursues her concert career and is also active in the international civil rights movement and charity organisations, having been appointed as UNESCO's Goodwill Ambassador in 1991.

Meeting Lotte Lehmann (1888-1976) changed Grace Bumbry's life. In 1955, the 18-year-Bumbry came to learn from the exceptional Strauss interpreter and passionate singer at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara. Lehmann, respectfully addressed by her students as "Madame Lehmann", took the young mezzo-soprano under her wings for three years and was very active in promoting Bumbry's career. Bumbry arranged her Paris recital in memory of her teacher. It included songs which she had studied with Lotte Lehmann and songs that Lehmann enjoyed hearing her sing.

Please see separate tracklisting for recital programme. DVD also includes interviews with Grace Bumbry and Helmut Deutsch.







Artist(s):
Bumbry, Grace; Deutsch, Helmut

Label: TDKDVD

Genre: Classical Concert

Catalogue No: DV-VTGB-EUR

Barcode: 5450270010707

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in North and South America.


Listening samples not available for this release.


Physical Release: 08/2004

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