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Ian Bostridge ‘s Schubert song cycles

Ian Bostridge is in fine form in these three major Schubert song cycles. Alongside his affecting interpretation of Die Schöne Müllerin and deeply felt Winterreise is his celebrated recording of Schwanengesang, which won praise for its “marvellously haunting expression” (Gramophone). This three-disc set includes a bonus DVD of Winterreise with pianist Julius Drake, a unique dramatization of Schubert’s terrifying and deeply-moving portrayal of human desolation with studio sets, actors, costumes and props lead the song cycle a new close-up dynamism.