April 8, 2015
Baritone Dietrich Henschel brings his unique interpretation of Mahler Das Knaben Wunderhorn to the Barbican on April 15. Collaborating with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Alexander Vedernikov in Detlev Glanert’s orchestration he will be both starring in Clara Pons’ film version as well as performing the song cycle on stage. More information about the project and tour here.
January 24, 2014
Two CPM artists will feature on BBC Radio 3’s CD Review programme on January 25. Dietrich Henschel’s long-awaited disc of the complete Mahler Wunderhorn songs with Boris Berezovsky is reviewed – see the fascinating introductory video. In addition, Rameau: Le Grand Theatre de L’amour, featuring Samuel Boden with soprano Sabine Devieilhe, Les Ambassadeurs and Alexis Kossenko (director) is Disc of the Week.
October 11, 2013
Currently available on Youtube is the acclaimed Krzysztof Warlikowski production of Berg’s Lulu from La Monnaie in which Dietrich Henschel sings Dr Schöne and Jack the Ripper. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TInaXgpzvRk&list=HL1381483745&feature=mh_lolz
May 20, 2013
Dietrich Henschel features as Golaud in the video stream of Pelleas et Mélisande from La Monnaie. Available until May 24 here
January 9, 2013
” Hugo Wolf doesn’t get better than this … Henschel’s ability to absorb himself totally in what he sings, meanwhile, and to give the impression of living the music rather than performing it, resulted in matchless accounts of Grenzen der Menschheit and Prometheus … One of the great recitals, and absolutely outstanding”.
Read the full review at http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/jan/08/kirchschlager-henschel-drake-review?INTCMP=SRCH
November 8, 2012
Click the link to stream the recent La Monnaie production of Berg’s Lulu with Dietrich Henschel singing Dr Schoen and Jack the Ripper – http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/mymm/media/1525/Lulu%20-%20Alban%20Berg/
August 31, 2012
Dietrich Henschel and Steven Osborne, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Star rating: * * * * *
LOST love, crumbling faith and existential despair: German baritone Dietrich Henschel’s EIF recital was a pretty dark affair.
But it was riveting from start to finish, his compelling and often highly theatrical interpretations partnered superbly by the subtle yet commanding playing of Edinburgh-born pianist Steven Osborne.Full review in The Scotsman. Picture at http://flic.kr/p/cZCB7C , last chance to hear the recital on Iplayer at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/b01m5krl
Dietrich Henschel is a towering figure, physically, intellectually, musically and theatrically – The Herald
August 28, 2012
“His prowess as an interpreter, by which I mean precisely his ability to get below the surface of a song and right into its soul, is extraordinary. And his ability to characterise a song through sheer acting as much as singing resulted yesterday, at his Queen’s Hall concert with pianist Steven Osborne, in a recital of consummate intelligence, fuelled by a voice where beauty of sound is almost a secondary consideration to penetrating and revealing the nuances and implications of a text.” Full 5 star review at