Bass/Baritone Benjamin Appl has defined a career by art song at the highest level instead of by opera like so many do. This past fall, he enjoyed a run of performing Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem all over Europe with different conductors and ensembles. In the new year, Americans will get a taste of song recitals and the “new face” of Lieder singers during Appl’s tour of the United States. “Truly I think it is the most wonderful art form, where text and music is combined in such a unique way,” Appl said.
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