SLP SERIES – BENJAMIN APPL: TALK SHOW & CONCERTSoul Live Project
20 Apr 18 - 21 Apr 18 - 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
TALK SHOW “IN YOUR SUITCASE: BENJAMIN APPL”
Date & Time: 20/04/2018, 19:00
“In Your Suitcase” is a series of talk shows, featuring both local and international educators / artists / experts, who will talk about their journey with the arts and recount stories and lessons worth sharing from their career. This is a place where unique ideas of talented speakers and experts in music and the arts are shared.
Introducing the first guest to “unpack” their suitcase at SLP, the world-renowned German baritone, Benjamin Appl. At this intimate talk show, we’ll “unpack Ben’s suitcase”, which contains stories of an artist wandering all paths of the arts, to see, to experience and to leave a mark on his career. The suitcase that Benjamin brings with him to share with the Vietnamese audience, include experiences with the arts and the feelings of an emotional soul that fell in love with the beauty of Classical Music! Coming to the talk show, you will also get to listen to some excerpts from the pieces Ben will be performing in his concert, “From Europe With Love” on April, 21.
CONCERT “FROM EUROPE WITH LOVE” BY BENJAMIN APPL
Date & Time: 21/04/2018, 19:00
For the first time ever in Vietnam, Soul Live Project is proud to welcome the world-renowned German baritone, Benjamin Appl at the concert, “From Europe With Love”! This is the very first project of the SLP Series – Classical Music, initiated by Amberstone Media, marking the first step of a long journey to shorten the distance between the audience and the arts.
Performed by BENJAMIN APPL – Baritone
With Soul Live Project’s Artistic Director for Classical Music: Pianist – Tra Nguyen.
And the String Quartet: Le Minh Hien, Nguyen Mai Xuan Quynh (Violin), Pham Vu Thien Bao (Viola), Nguyen Hong Thuy (Cello).
The concert includes some of the greatest art songs ever written by Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, Benjamin Britten, Francis Poulenc.. and also some lesser known gems, even to Europeans, will be introduced in Vietnam for the first time. With the “poetry in songs from the cities of romance”, Benjamin will tell the audience a love story which he believes, any generation can relate to.
PURCHASE TICKETS AT bit.ly/benjaminappl.
ABOUT BENJAMIN APPL
Described as ‘the current front-runner in the new generation of Lieder* singers’ (Gramophone Magazine, UK), Benjamin Appl Gramophone Award Young Artist of the Year 2016 is celebrated by audiences and critics in recital, concerts and opera. He is a member of the BBC New Generation Artist scheme from 2014 until 2016 and was an ECHO Rising Star artist for the 2015/16 season, appearing in recital at major European venues including the Barbican Centre London, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Wiener Konzerthaus, Philharmonie Paris, etc. He became an exclusive SONY Classical recording artist in May 2016. In 2018, Benjamin received an “Orphée d‘Or Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau” award for “Best Lieder* Interpretations” by the Académie du Disque Lyrique in France.
*Lieder: the German term for “Art songs”
Copyrights by Lars Borges / Sony Classical.