Around the World
The 2016-17 Season takes Catherine Swanson around the world: Starting in San Francisco for her California debut, it continues with concerts in Germany and Switzerland and ends with a second extensive Recital Tour through China.
SEE YOU IN CHINA! — Trio Rossini China Tour — June 2017
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Beijing Concert Hall
Friday, June 9, 2017 - Tianjin Grand Theatre
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - Dalian People's Culture Club
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - Harbin Concert Hall
Friday, June 16, 2017 - Suzhou Public Culture Center
Saturday, June 17, 2017 - Huzhou Grand Theatre
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - Yangzhou Concert Hall
"Serenade", the new CD from "Duo Aeolia", has arrived!
Catherine Swanson, Soprano and Ekaterina Afanasieva, Harp, interpret Evening Songs by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Fauré, Debussy, Bellini, Tosti, Mozart, Liszt, etc. Please order via the Contact formula on this website. 16 USD plus 4 USD international postage. More about "Duo Aeolia"
Catherine Swanson on the go
After appearances in Germany with oratorios by Haydn, Mozart and Handel, her debut on the concert podium with Rossini's "Messe solennelle" and an aria and song programme with organ accompaniment in the Stuttgart Stiftskirche, Catherine Swanson was in Spain and Portugal for numerous multilingual recitals, including opening the international Harp Festival in Barcelona. Recitals with songs of the Romantic era for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano, several programmes with historic Fortepiano in Switzerland and evenings with the Novecento Ensemble under the auspices of the Italian Institute of Culture followed. Upcoming concerts with works of Bach, Brixi and Verdi, as well as appearances with "Duo Aeolia" for Soprano and Harp in Germany, Switzerland and China are planned.
Arpa gentil" has reached over 35.000 listeners online
We're excited about so much interest at Youtube and vimeo! You can also watch our lastest music video of Ravel's "Five Greek Folksongs" here (click on thumbnail). More videos can be seen on our video page.
Videos mit "Duo Aeolia" for Soprano and Harp and with Fortepiano from "An Evening Entertainment with Jane Austen"
"Duo Aeolia" with Catherine Swanson and Ekaterina Afanasieva plays Mendelssohn and Tosti in beautiful surroundings. Catherine Swanson and Samuel Kopp interpret songs by Horn, Storace, Pinto and Haydn. The instrument is an authentic Broadwood square piano from 1815.Click here to watch.
New on the Audio Page
Hear Catherine Swanson in the virtuoso aria from Verdi's Il trovatore
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Catherine Swanson at the Nationaltheater Mannheim, in the Liederhalle and Stuttgart Cathedral
Catherine Swanson returned in October to Mannheim's Nationaltheater, this time for their production of Janacek's "Jenufa". She also made her debut in the Mozart Hall of Stuttgart's renowned Liederhalle singing songs of Maurice Ravel, sang further concerts with her Duo "Arpa gentil" and was heard as Soprano Soloist with the Stuttgarter Oratorienchor and "Une musique du ciel" in the St. Eberhard Cathedral.