Distinguished Artists in Residence at the ANU School of Music; Sylvia Greenberg and David Aronson perform a program of lieder and Italian song.
Israeli soprano Sylvia Greenberg Ms. Greenberg is a highly respected voice teacher, serving on the faculty of both the Vienna Conservatory Private University and the University for Performing Arts in Munich. She has given master classes in Austria, Israel, Spain, Germany and the United States. She can be heard on numerous recordings, including Mozart's Abduction, Haydn's Creation and L'anima del filosofo, Gluck's Paride ed Elena, sacred music by Poulenc and Bizet, Orff's Carmina Burana and Berio's Un re in ascolto. Among her most recent releases are Mahler's Symphony No.8 under Kent Nagano, as well as the first recording of Handel's recently discovered cantata Crudel tiranno amor. She is an active recitalist, performing with pianist David Aronson throughout Europe, Israel, Canada and the United States.
Conductor and pianist David Aronson, a native of New York, holds degrees from the Crane School of Music in Potsdam (New York) and Manhattan School of Music. He began his career as a vocal coach and accompanist in New York City, followed by engagements as assistant conductor with the opera companies of Kansas City, Lake George and Miami. In November, 2000, he made his conducting debut with the Vienna State Opera where he now teaches opera. A renowned opera coach, Mr. Aronson has worked with many of the world's leading singers, including Walter Berry, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Bryn Terfel, Renee Fleming, Neil Shicoff, Elina Garanca and Anna Netrebko, to name a few. He has assisted many of the world’s foremost conductors including Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti and Seiji Ozawa.
The Viva Voce Vienna recital program will feature the works of Schubert, Brahms, Mahler, and Korngold and many more!