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LUDWIG HESS TENOR Recital Festival Oratorio Etc. figure Mr. Anderson has the honor to announce Mr. Ludwig Hess, Royal Court Singer, who by his successful appearances in most of the principal cities in Europe and America, has obtained a prominent position among the World's great artists. EXCLUSIVE DIRECTION WALTER ANDERSON, 5 West 38th Street, New York Prominent Appearances BERLIN Philharmonic Concerts Arthur Nikisch (Cond.) RHEINISCH Musik-fest Richard Strauss " MUNICH Academy Felix Mottl " STRASSBURG Festival Gustav Mahler " LEIPSIG Gewandhaus Arthur Nikisch " HANNOVER Festival Felix Weingartner " FRANKFORT (a)/ M Museum Concert Willem Mengelberg " VIENNA Concert Verein Ferd Löwe " AMSTERDAM Concert Gebouw Willem Mengelberg " DRESDEN Royal Orch. Von Schuch " COLOGNE Guerzenich Concert Fritz Steinbach " NEW YORK Philharmonic Orch. Joseph Stransky " NEW YORK Volpe Orch. Arnold Volpe " CINCINNATI Symn. Orch. Leopold Stokowski " MINNEAPOLIS Symn. Orch. Emil Oberhoffer " ST. PAUL Symn. Orch. Walter Hy. Rothwell " ST. LOUIS Symn. Orch. Max Zach " MILWAUKEE Saengerfest Herman Zeitz " PHILADELPHIA Saengerfest Emil Ulrich " SEATTLE Saengerfest Claude Madden " MEXICO CITY Natl. Concerts Julian Carillo " Etc., Etc. Press Notices BERLIN Berliner Neueste Nakrichten An enrapturing temperament, an ideally trained, beautiful tenor voice, 'a real Siegfried nature'—these are the characteristic qualities of Ludwig Hess. LEIPSIG Leipsiger Tageblatt No one else in the world can sing the St. Matthew Evangelist like Ludwig Hess. MUNICH Munich Allgemeine Zeitung Hess is the greatest master of international Bel canto style. His work embodies all that can be demanded of a vocal artist; voice, eminent musical intelligence and temperament. STUTTGART Stuttgart Neue Musik Zeitung We are sure that Ludwig Hess who stands alone as singer, conductor and composer, will be the means of furthering the interests of high class art in America as he has done here and we shall be proud of him. HANNOVER Hannoverscher Courier A tenor of such fullness of tone, manifold tone coloring, nobility of production and possessing a perfect mezzä voce — added to all these qualities, ripe musical comprehension and deep passionate feeling. NEW YORK New York Tribune Mr. Hess is a man of fine presence and no less fine voice of ample power and good natural timbre *** There seemed to be a disposition to outdo Wöllner in the matter of expression but he is his Model's master as regards voice, quality and tone control while his capacity for humorous expression is quite inimitable. NEW YORK New York Sun His voice is one of great natural beauty and he disclosed himself as a typical German tenor, but free from the faults most cherished in Teutonic ideals of singing. Mr. Hess can and does sing a good legato and has great merit in his declamation and general style. NEW YORK New York Telegram His English enunciation is as clear cut and excellent as his German. Press Notices NEW YORK New York Staats Zeitung Sang with his phenomenal musical gifts and technical abilities that stand tower high *** made the most thrilling success of the evening in the Grail narrative from Lohengrin. NEW YORK New York Herald Is big and manly looking and won favor at once by his artistic singing. His voice is a ringing tenor of good quality and managed with all the art of a veteran *** Was recalled half a dozen times. NEW YORK New York Evening Sun Made a success of his Metropolitan debut ** battling with an eighty piece orchestra failed to conceal the remarkable clarity and splendid tonal qualities which the soloist's voice possesses. NEW YORK New York World His English is good enough to be an object lesson to many American Singers. NEW YORK New York Times Mr. Hess voice has both beauty and power and there are certain excellent qualities in his singing that give it unusual value. His general conception of the songs he sings, his phrasing and diction are admirable. In his English songs he treated the language with clearness and showed little accent. PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia Inquirer "Mr. Hess was really quite the most stirring feature the evening afforded. His voicing of the Viking's Chief Expedition song touched and quickened an interest that was remarkable. MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Journal The sheer joy of hearing a fine lieder tenor singer was augmented by the artistic soundness and magnificent training of Mr. Hess which will make him the idol of all the visiting singers before the present concert series come to an end. MEXICO Mexico City El Entreadto He sang in the most refined manner; the most perfect singing art I have ever heard.
|Title||Ludwig Hess: tenor|
|Topical Subject (LCSH)||Tenors (Singers)|
|Personal Name Subject||Hess, Ludwig|
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