But I won the Liederkranz
competition, and one of the judges was Maestro [Vincent] La Selva, and he hired me right out of that: 'Oh, you're good, you're cheap, so let's go for it!' And that's how I made my professional debut, back in 1999: as Helene in Les Vepres siciliennes"--a role associated, in its more familiar Italian guise, with the likes of Callas and Caballe--"in Central Park, with maybe ten thousand people watching."
He also led the casino orchestras of Geneva and Evian-les-Bains, the corps de musique Landwehr (1881-1887, which he reorganized to great acclaim), the amateur orchestra La Symphonie (after 1882), and the choruses L'Union Vocale, La Muse, Liederkranz
(1876-1879 and 18811882), and Konkordia (1891-1897).
Schonberg], 1876), and Baltischer Liederkranz
. Ausgewahlte Lieder zum Gebrauch fur den Gesangunterricht.
She has sung at the Skaneateles, Chautauqua, and Berkeley music festivals and has won first prize of the Loren Zachary, both Sullivan Awards, the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, the Liederkranz
, and Enrico Caruso Vocal Competitions.
Among those were surprise visitors Ernst, Ruth and Berndt Klass - from partner choir Liederkranz
Oberensingen in southern Germany.
He also took part in the Liederkranz
Foundation Wagnerian Competition; New York Oratorio Solo Competitions; and Belvedere competition in Vienna, the same that led Espiritu to La Scala di Milan.
DCI Cheese Company has reintroduced Liederkranz
(pronounced "LEE-duhr-krahntz"), an American-made, surface-ripened snack cheese with a distinctly strong aroma and unique, full-bodied flavor.
The vocalists were affiliated with Dudley's Deutscher Liederkranz
In between all this the motif recurs in the narrative, from Sophie's "sense of inner solace" on hearing Yehudi Menuhin play Beethoven's violin concerto at Lewisohn Stadium in Manhattan (89) to the "discordant strains of her father's obsession" (243) and "the Beer Barrel Polka" which, while Sophie pleads with Hoss, pounds rhythmically from the phonograph in a room below before being "replaced by a Liederkranz
of Tyrolean yodelers" (270).
Other popular varieties in this category include Edam, Fontina, Port-Salut, Muenster, and Liederkranz
John the Divine, where she sang the mezzo solo in Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony; and the role of Octavian in the final scene of Richard Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier." She is a winner of the 2003 Liederkranz
Foundation Award for Voice and will be performing in the winners' concert in April.