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Brahms Lieder - Live from Verbier is 'WFMT: New Release of the Day'

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This full evening of Brahms lieder took place at the 2003 Verbier Festival. Performed in the spirit of true chamber music, with characterful voices and a feeling of mutual sympathy, the singers and their accompanists displayed a wide range of mood, color, blend and individuality.

The Brahms: Neue Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op 65 (21:27) from Brahms: Lieder & Waltzes at Verbier on DG is the WFMT: Chicago 'Featured Release' for Saturday July 9. Musicians are: Andrea Rost, soprano; Magdalena Ko?ená, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Polenzani, tenor; Thomas Quasthoff, baritone; James Levine & Yefim Bronfman, pianos