Vocal Program

This unique and intensive program allows singers a unique opportunity to develop their technique and artistry. A select group of singers work with renowned baritone and celebrated teacher, Randall Scarlata, studying aspects of style and technique, interpretation, and diction. Through collaboration with other singers, strings, woodwinds and piano, we explore the world of poetry and song in depth.

All singers work on approximately 6 lieder and one chamber piece throughout the 14 day festival, exploring repertoire ranging from Bach to pieces by living composers. In addition to the masterclasses and individual coachings, every singer performs in the final concerts.

For the song component, emphasis will be placed on German Lieder.  Songs in all languages and styles are encouraged, however, and repertoire will be chosen to both broaden and hone your sense of style.  To give you some inspiration for repertoire, here is a list of works studied in recent  AlpenKammerMusik seasons:

Bach: Arias with obbligato instrumentsMessiaen 2013

Beethoven: Folksongs with piano trio

Brahms: Folksongs (written in the area near Liesing)

Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben, duets

Schubert: Various Lieder, Der Hirt auf dem Felsen

Ravel: Chansons madécasses

Poulenc: Le Bestiare

Laitman: I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Wolf: selections from Goethe Lieder, Mörike Lieder, and the Spanisches Liederbuch

Ives:  Songs

Mendelssohn: duets

Fauré: Songs