Recital evening with Daniel Gloger (countertenor) and Ninon Gloger (piano)
Long before he was chosen as a fellow, Daniel Gloger was already well acquainted with the Akademie Schloss Solitude, where he had taken part in numerous concerts and performances. Now he introduces the first results of his stay at Solitde to the Stuttgart audience within the framework of a recital evening that will highlight newest and historic songs in a contrastive manner.
Erin Gee – Mouthpiece XV (premiere)
Josep Sanz I Quintana – Neues Werk (premiere)
Marios Joannou Elia – Nacht damals, scene taken from “Die Jagd” (premiere)
Oscar Strasnoy – Songs from Quodlibet (2008)
Jan Kopp – Summen (2011)
Joseph Haydn – Six Original Canzonettas / Second Set (1795)
Henry Purcell – Songs from Orpheus Britannicus, adapted by Benjamin Britten
The countertenor Daniel Gloger is regularly invited to renowned national and international festivals, such as MaerzMusik Berlin, Wien Modern, Schwetzinger Festspiele, Festival Printemps des Arts Monte Carlo, and, last but not least, Eclat, Festival für Neue Musik Stuttgart. Since 2004, pieces of contemporary musical theater composed for himself have brought him to engagements at Semperoper Dresden, Theater Basel, Oper Graz, Oper Oslo and Opéra de Paris. In 2009, he sang the Vagaus in Judith on the basis of Antonio Vivaldi’s and Friedrich Hebbel’s version at the Salzburger Festspiele and at Staatstheater Stuttgart. Furthermore, he represented the name part in the premiere of Montezuma – Falling Eagle by Bernhard Lang at Nationaltheater Mannheim and he took part in Pnima by Chaya Czernowin at Staatstheater Stuttgart.
Ninon Gloger, born in Stuttgart, learned to play piano, recorder, violine, drums and organ at an early age. At the age of 17, she was accepted into the piano class of Prof. Friedemann Rieger (Stuttgart, Winterthur); later on, she studied under Prof. Konrad Elser at Musikhochschule Lübeck and finished her studies successfully with a master course of study in Contemporary Music in Leuven/Belgium. She is especially interested in New Music, which can be deduced from her engagement in the ensemble Intégrales as well as from her taking part in projects by composers like George Crumb, Hans Zender, Dieter Mack and Burkhard Friedrich. She gave concerts at festivals like Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Ultraschall Festival Berlin and she is currently a fellow of the Yehudi-Menuhin-Foundation Live Music Now.