Hera Hyesang Park has quickly established herself as one of the leading sopranos of her generation, hailed for her bright, clear voice and impressive coloratura technique. Here, she showcases her lyric qualities with the famous Schubert song Ellens Gesang (Ave Maria). One of Schubert’s best-loved tunes, a melody full of love and longing, Ellens Gesang is an epitome of Romantic song.
“Musical moments” can be moments of memories or reflection, a retrospect of the past or an anticipation of the future, that are enriched by hearing or thinking of a special piece of music in that same moment. Further artists in the series include Daniel Barenboim, Yuja Wang, Nadine Sierra, Avi Avital and Albrecht Mayer just to name a few.