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LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura

Mauro Peter, Helmut Deutsch

Tenor, piano

Meeting MusicChamber music

The young tenor Mauro Peter from Lucerne has already appeared successfully in Salzburg, London, Vienna and Zurich. The Lugano public will discover him for the first time in an intimate program devoted to German Songs.

Mauro Peter tenor
Helmut Deutsch piano

Robert Schumann

Songs for voice and piano on poems by Heinrich Heine
Five Songs for voice and piano, Op. 40

Richard Strauss
Schlichte Weisen (Modi semplici ) for voice and piano, Op. 21
Mädchenblumen (Fiori-fanciulle) for voice and piano, Op. 22

Franz Liszt
Tre Sonetti del Petrarca for piano, S. 270

Swiss tenor Mauro Peter studied Lieder singing with Helmut Deutsch at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich, and over recent years their recital partnership has developed leading to international critical acclaim. Peter’s artistry, admired worldwide ever since his Lieder recital debut at the 2012 Schubertiade in Hohenems, is reflected in his rapidly growing catalogue of song recordings, including an acclaimed account of Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin on the Wigmore Hall Live label.

Helmut Deutsch studied piano, composition and musicology in his home city of Vienna and was awarded the “Vienna Composition Prize” for his creative achievements. From the time he was a student, he specialized in chamber music and Lied Accompanying and has since played for many world renowned instrumentalists, involving himself in all forms of chamber music. He is a frequent guest at important music centers and festivals throughout the world and appears on many prize-winning recordings. From 1967 – 1979 he taught at the Vienna University of Music. Currently Mr.Deutsch is a professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich and regularly gives masterclasses in Europe and Japan.