The New York Philharmonic has named German baritone Matthias Goerne as The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence for the 2018–19 season.
He will perform a range of works with the Orchestra, all led by Jaap van Zweden, and chamber music with Philharmonic musicians. Mr. Goerne will perform songs by Schubert and Richard Strauss, December 6–8, 2018; Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem, alongside soprano Ying Fang and the Concert Chorale of New York, directed by James Bagwell, February 7–9, 2019; and John Adams’s The Wound-Dresser, March 21, 23, and 26, 2019. He will also perform chamber music with pianist Daniil Trifonov and Philharmonic musicians on March 17, 2019, at 92nd Street Y; the program will include Eisler’s Ernste Gesänge, a selection of Lieder, and Brahms’s Piano Quintet.
Matthias Goerne and Jaap van Zweden have previously collaborated in acclaimed performances of songs by Schubert and Richard Strauss and on the Naxos compilation recording of Wagner’s Ring Cycle.