Thomas Quasthoff Sings Schubert

These performances are absolutely extraordinary. Leaving aside the technical qualities of his singing (watch his lips as he handles the different vowels!) and the exquisitely sensitive accompaniment by Daniel Barenboim, what is most striking is the emotional truth of Quasthoff’s rendering.

These are some of the finest pieces of artsong I’ve ever heard.

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