Artist Hyperion Records
Mathis, Edith (soprano)
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Edith Mathis (soprano)

Edith Mathis was born in Lucerne, Switzerland, where she also began her musical education. Her first stage experience was gained in Lucerne and Zürich, and soon afterwards she joined Cologne Opera. During this period she also appeared as guest artist at the Hamburg State Opera and at Glyndebourne and Salzburg Festival operas. She became a member of Deutsche Oper, Berlin, and has since sung in most of the leading opera houses of the world, including The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Bavarian State, Vienna State and Paris Operas, in roles including the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Agathe in Der Freischütz and the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier.

Alongside her operatic career, Edith Mathis also has an extensive Lieder and oratorio repertory and her many concert appearances have included tours to Japan, the USA, Australia and Russia. She has received numerous awards for her work on the operatic stage, in the concert hall and in the recording studio, including the Mozart Medal from the Mozarteum Salzburg, the Hans-Reinhard-Ring from the Swiss Society for Theatre, the Arts Prize from the city of Lucerne, the Buxtehude Prize from the Lübeck Senate, and the Prix Mondial du Disque.

She has been a Bayerische Kammersangerin since 1979 and now lives in Switzerland.

Ingpen & Williams Ltd, 26 Wadham Road, London SW15 2LR.

Telephone [0]208 874 3222; fax [0]20 8877 3113.

Albums

Schubert: The Complete Songs
CDS44201/4040CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
Schubert: The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Vol. 21 – Edith Mathis
CDJ33021Download currently discounted
Schubert: An introduction to The Hyperion Schubert Edition
HYP200Super-budget price sampler — Deleted

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

Abschied von einem Freunde, D578 (Schubert)
Ahidi! ich liebe  
Als bei dem Kreuz Maria stand  
An die Musik, D547 (Schubert)
An eine Quelle, D530 (Schubert)
Blondel zu Marien, D626 (Schubert)
Das Lied vom Reifen, D532 (Schubert)
Der Blumenbrief, D622 (Schubert)
Der Flug der Zeit, D515 (Schubert)
Der Lerche wolkennahe Lieder  
Der Schäfer und der Reiter, D517 (Schubert)
Die abgeblühte Linde, D514 (Schubert)
Die Forelle, D550 (Schubert)
Die Liebe, D522 (Schubert)
Du holde Kunst, in wieviel grauen Stunden  
Du kleine grünumwachsne Quelle  
Ein Schäfer sass im Grünen  
Erlafsee, D586 (Schubert)
Es floh die Zeit im Wirbelfluge  
Es mahnt der Wald, es ruft der Strom  
Euch Blümlein will ich senden  
Evangelium Johannes, D607 (Schubert)
Grablied für die Mutter, D616 (Schubert)
Hänflings Liebeswerbung, D552 (Schubert)
Hauche milder, Abendluft,  
Ich wollt’ ich wär’ ein Fisch  
In der Zeit sprach der Herr Jesus  
In düst’rer Nacht  
In einem Bächlein helle  
Laue Lüfte  
Lauter Freude fühl’ ich  
Lebe wohl! Du lieber Freund!  
Liebhaber in allen Gestalten, D558 (Schubert)
Lied eines Kindes, D596 (Schubert/Hoorickx)
Lob der Tränen, D711 (Schubert)
Mir ist so wohl, so weh’  
Nimmer lange weil’ ich hier  
Nur wer die Liebe kennt 'Impromptu', D513a (Schubert/Hoorickx)
Schlaflied 'Schlummerlied', D527 (Schubert)
Schweizerlied, D559 (Schubert)
Sehnsucht, D516 (Schubert)
Seht meine lieben Bäume an  
Trost, D523 (Schubert)
Uf’m Bergli  
Vom mitleiden Mariä, D632 (Schubert)
Wirst du halten, was du schwurst  
Wo weht der Liebe hoher Geist?